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Fiss, Andrew – History of Education Quarterly, 2017
In nineteenth-century America, students buried their mathematics books. This practice consistently celebrated the milestone of passing through collegiate mathematics, yet it changed due to national events. This article considers the case of Bowdoin College, where students buried their books differently before and after the Civil War. Antebellum,…
Descriptors: Educational History, Mathematics Instruction, Textbooks, College Mathematics
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Finkelstein, Barbara – History of Education Quarterly, 2000
Examines the religious, political, and socio-economic traditions in the United States that help foster a culture of violence against children. Finds that Judeo-Christian religious beliefs are used to justify corporal punishment; political practice favors family privacy; limited government; and a separation between the public and private spheres.…
Descriptors: Child Welfare, Children, Civil Liberties, Corporal Punishment
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Eisenmann, Linda; Hutcheson, Philo A.; Nidiffer, Jana – History of Education Quarterly, 1999
Introduces three articles that assess the state of higher education history by turning away from the research university. Explains that the articles (1) focus on books that have influenced the historiography of religion, community colleges, and the poor and (2) discuss how recent research might change conceptions of higher education history. (CMK)
Descriptors: Books, Community Colleges, Economically Disadvantaged, Educational History
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Perko, F. Michael – History of Education Quarterly, 1986
Critically reviews three books on the topic of rural schooling west of the Alleghenies with each serving to underline the importance of religious culture in the formation of American education. Topics include women teachers, country schools, and church and Indian schools. (TRS)
Descriptors: American Indian History, American Indian Studies, Book Reviews, Religious Education
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Galenson, David W. – History of Education Quarterly, 1995
Utilizes evidence from the 1860 federal census to determine rates of school attendance in Chicago (Illinois). Employs multivariate statistical techniques to establish the correlates of those rates. Considers the impact of the Irish immigration and the role of the Catholic Church. Includes eight tables of statistical data. (MJP)
Descriptors: Attendance, Attendance Patterns, Attendance Records, Census Figures
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Nybakken, Elizabeth – History of Education Quarterly, 1997
Argues that many of the colonial religious and political leaders received their advanced schooling in small academies created and run by schoolmasters trained in Ireland and Scotland. Traces the dissemination of Scots-Irish Enlightenment ideas from these academies through their counterparts in colonial America. (MJP)
Descriptors: Church Related Colleges, Colonial History (United States), Educational Environment, Educational History
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Kling, David W. – History of Education Quarterly, 1997
Documents and analyzes the emergence of an informal training network that grew out of the Great Awakening religious revival in colonial America. Dissatisfied with traditional instruction in divinity schools, many evangelical clergyman used their apprenticeships as an opportunity to study with ministers more sympathetic to their religious…
Descriptors: Apprenticeships, Church Related Colleges, Clergy, Colonial History (United States)
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Taylor, Brian W. – History of Education Quarterly, 1998
Discusses the character and motives of Lady Noel-Byron, briefly married to Lord Byron, for involving herself in philanthropic work. Examines the various influences that aroused Lady Bryon's interest in education and describes her involvement in implementing her philanthropic endeavors, such as opening a school for poor children. (CMK)
Descriptors: Beliefs, Classroom Environment, Economically Disadvantaged, Educational Attitudes
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Schutt, Amy C. – History of Education Quarterly, 1998
Examines the implications of the Moravians' emphasis on children in their Indian missions and suggests that the Moravians' interests converged with the concerns of Indians about the fate of their own children. Focuses on the history of the missions in the Susquehanna and Ohio valleys between 1765 and 1782. (CMK)
Descriptors: American Indians, Beliefs, Child Rearing, Child Welfare
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Curtis, Sarah A. – History of Education Quarterly, 1999
Examines the reasons behind the expansion of congregational primary education before the educational push of the Third Republic in the diocese of Lyon (France). Argues that the popularity of Catholic-sponsored schooling in Lyon depended on the conjuncture of religious philanthropy and cost effectiveness. (CMK)
Descriptors: Catholic Schools, Cost Effectiveness, Educational Finance, Educational History
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Eisenmann, Linda – History of Education Quarterly, 1999
Extends F. Michael Perko's literature review "Religious Higher Education in America: An Historiographic Survey" by discussing recent developments in the history of religion and U.S. higher education. Explores issues in secularization, the influence of Richard Hofstadter, the work of Julie Reuben, Douglas Sloan, George Marsden, and…
Descriptors: Catholics, Educational History, Higher Education, Historians
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Esden-Tempska, Carla – History of Education Quarterly, 1990
Shows how clerico-fascist regime, which came to power in Austria in 1933-34, placed emphasis on character formation as a primary aspect of schooling. Maintains that the goal was to educate youth by using public education for indoctrination, following methods of Italian Fascists and German National Socialists. Analyzes how they reorganized the…
Descriptors: Citizenship Education, Educational History, Educational Policy, Elementary Secondary Education
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Strauss, Gerald – History of Education Quarterly, 1988
Examines the educational reconstruction attempted in Germany's Lutheran states in the sixteenth century. Describes the close collaboration of churchpersons and politicians in the Lutheran Reformation and discusses how schools were used as instruments of acculturation, intended to encourage young people to conform to approved patterns of…
Descriptors: Acculturation, Citizenship Education, Conformity, Foreign Countries
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Hansen, Erik – History of Education Quarterly, 1973
Political events in 1902 and 1917 in the Netherlands affirmed parity subsidizing of private and public elementary schools. The history of those events, centering on educational policy, and their effect on the future of politics and education are explored in this article. (JH)
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Educational History, Elementary Schools, Marxism
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Kaestle, Carl F. – History of Education Quarterly, 1982
Examines the role of ideologies in the history of American education. A case study showing how the Protestant ideology influenced the social outlook and actions of school reformers in the antebellum period of the nineteenth century is included. (AM)
Descriptors: Case Studies, Educational Change, Educational History, Elementary Secondary Education
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