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Liu, Qing – History of Education Quarterly, 2020
While educating international students is celebrated as a means of promoting mutual understanding among nations, American higher education has always been entangled with geopolitics. This essay focuses on Tang Tsou, the Chinese scholar who came to the United States as a student in 1941, eventually becoming the nation's leading China expert and…
Descriptors: Political Attitudes, Political Science, Foreign Students, Educational History
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Hinnershitz, Stephanie – History of Education Quarterly, 2020
The importance of education for Asian Americans looking to fight race-based discrimination, create a sense of community, and reclaim and establish an identity is well documented. In 1884, Mary and Joseph Tape, Chinese immigrants living in San Francisco, sued the San Francisco Board of Education and the principal of the Spring Valley Primary…
Descriptors: Educational History, Asian American Students, Immigrants, Racial Discrimination
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Bu, Liping – History of Education Quarterly, 2020
This article considers issues of race and ethnic identity experienced by immigrants and students who came to the United States from Asia. For Asian Americans, the meaning of race and ethnicity underwent significant transformations from the nineteenth through the twentieth century as perceptions of their cultural values and traits shifted in the…
Descriptors: Race, Ethnicity, Immigrants, Self Concept
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MacDonald, Victoria-Maria; Hoffman, Benjamin Polk – History of Education Quarterly, 2012
In the early 1970s the first large cohorts of Chicano PhD scholars entered academia, often hired into faculty positions at newly created Chicano departments or centers. The academic identities of the first Chicano PhD scholars were firmly grounded in "Chicanismo," a term which emphasizes ethnic nationalism, political and economic equity, and…
Descriptors: Scholarship, Social Sciences, Doctoral Degrees, Private Financial Support
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Weis, Tracey M. – History of Education Quarterly, 2004
This article examines the two autobiographical accounts of the students in Duke University about their perception on how the race especially the "Brown" decision affects their educational history. The students were advised to consult local newspapers and public records, interviews relatives, neighbors, teachers, and public officials in…
Descriptors: Educational History, Writing Assignments, Autobiographies, African American History
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Mattingly, Paul H. – History of Education Quarterly, 1970
This essay criticizes both scientific and polemic history for not focusing upon historical change, and offers a possible alternative. (Author/MF)
Descriptors: Autobiographies, Black Power, Economic Factors, Educational History
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Quantz, Richard A. – History of Education Quarterly, 1985
The failure of unions to organize teachers during the Great Depression is examined. First, through oral history, the views that teachers living in a small midwestern town during the 1930s had of schools, teaching, and self are discussed. This reality is then compared with some assumptions historians made about unionization. (RM)
Descriptors: Educational History, Elementary Secondary Education, Females, Oral History