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Tamura, Eileen H. – History of Education Quarterly, 2011
While narrative history has been the prevailing mode in historical scholarship, its preeminence has not gone unquestioned. In the 1980s, the role of narrative in historical writing was "the subject of extraordinarily intense debate." The historical backdrop of this debate can be traced to the preceding two decades, when four groups of thinkers…
Descriptors: Educational History, Historians, Social Theories, Role Theory
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Urban, Wayne J. – History of Education Quarterly, 2011
In this article, the author talks about the proper place of theory in educational history and shares his comments on the essays by Eileen Tamura, Carolyn Eick, and Roland Coloma. Eileen Tamura's positing of most educational historians as practitioners of narrative history is surely on the mark. She invites historians of education to investigate…
Descriptors: Social History, Educational History, Historians, Educational Theories
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Dorn, Charles – History of Education Quarterly, 2008
During World War II, female students at the University of California, Berkeley--then the most populous undergraduate campus in American higher education--made significant advances in collegiate life. In growing numbers, women enrolled in male-dominated academic programs, including mathematics, chemistry, and engineering, as they prepared for…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Activism, Females, War
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Finkelstein, Barbara J. – History of Education Quarterly, 1974
This bibliography is comprised of autobiographies containing useful descriptions of school procedures and child-rearing practices and is categorized by regions of the United States and time periods in each region. (JH)
Descriptors: Autobiographies, Bibliographies, Child Care, Educational History
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Tyack, David B. – History of Education Quarterly, 1976
Explored are the trends which mark the social history of the school superintendency from the Victorian ideal of heroic leadership to the 20th century tradition of broader sources of ideology. Stressed are occupational socialization, the modern quest for new sources of professional authority, and the administrative conflict between acting as…
Descriptors: Administrator Attitudes, Administrator Characteristics, Administrator Evaluation, Careers
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Cressy, David – History of Education Quarterly, 1976
Discussed is the unprecedented expansion of educational facilities in 16th and 17th century England. Reasons for the newly endowed schools, freelance teachers and increasing numbers of students proceeding to higher education are investigated. The author concludes that, in spite of some extraordinary successes, the chances of escaping drudgery…
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Educational Change, Educational History, Educational Opportunities
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Rury, John; Harper, Glenn – History of Education Quarterly, 1986
This article contrasts the personal philosophies of Horace Mann and feminist Olympia Brown as manifested in the educational policies and daily school life at Ohio's Antioch College during the early years of the "great experiment" with "equal" coeducation. (JDH)
Descriptors: Coeducation, Feminism, Higher Education, Moral Values
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Gordon, Lynn D. – History of Education Quarterly, 1986
This article documents the literary and adminstrative works of Annie Nathan Meyer, an early advocate of quality higher education for women. Documenting events surrounding the founding of Barnard College, the author maintains that Ms. Meyer may be viewed as the founder, though official histories mention her only as a "key person." (JDH)
Descriptors: Anti Semitism, Feminism, Higher Education, Social Change
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San Miguel, Guadalupe, Jr. – History of Education Quarterly, 1986
Reviews recent historical literature on the education of Chicanos in the United States. Identifies two major approaches, one which attempts to identify what educational institutions have done to and for Chicanos and the other which attempts to focus on the Chicanos' quest for educational equality. (JDH)
Descriptors: Ethnic Studies, General Education, Historiography, Mexican American Education
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Dneprov, E. D. – History of Education Quarterly, 1986
Written by the director of the Laboratory for the History of Education under the Academy of Pedagogical Sciences in Moscow, this article documents the status of historical research on schooling in medieval Russia. (JDH)
Descriptors: Educational History, General Education, Historiography, Medieval History
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Hall, Peter Dobkin – History of Education Quarterly, 1986
Reviews history of social class in U.S. society by Philip H. Burch. Notes that this study of social class has not fared well in the twentieth century even with rise of social history. Reviews works of "handful" of scholars who addressed question of social class and concludes that study forms valuable reference work for future scholarship. (JDH)
Descriptors: General Education, Government (Administrative Body), Political Science, Quality of Life
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Tropea, Joseph L. – History of Education Quarterly, 1987
This article examines the evolution of informal rules that guided urban school authorities in dealing with difficult pupils. It argues that special classes, special curricula, and lowered promotion standards served to preserve school order after the establishment of mandatory attendance laws. (JDH)
Descriptors: Compulsory Education, Educational History, Elementary Secondary Education, Organizational Change
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Anderson, Robert – History of Education Quarterly, 1985
Elementary, secondary, and higher education enrollment data for Scotland between the 1860s and 1939 are examined, and the structure and development of the Scottish system in the light of some of the general theories of comparative social history of education are discussed. (RM)
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Educational Development, Educational History, Educational Practices
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Cutler, William W., III – History of Education Quarterly, 1986
Critically reviews two books addressing themes on childhood and family history. One deals with family life among affluent planters in pre-Civil War North Carolina and the other details the concept of childhood in the 16th century. Concludes that themes of discovery of childhood and modern family emergence merit possible reevaluation. (TRS)
Descriptors: Book Reviews, Children, Development, Family History
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Katz, Michael B. – History of Education Quarterly, 1986
Critically reviews four books addressing the concept and causes of child-saving and reform efforts. Themes include abuse, neglected children, societies, institutional sentiments, welfare, and British reform. Also assesses debates on the child-saving movement, including the government's role and historical perspectives on the concept of family…
Descriptors: Book Reviews, Child Abuse, Child Neglect, Child Welfare
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