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Jackson, Stephen – History of Education Quarterly, 2018
This article examines representations of imperialism, anti-colonial nationalism, and decolonization in US textbooks for American and World History courses between 1930 and 1965. Broadly speaking, 1930s and early 1940s texts lauded imperialism and associated European colonialism with American imperialist activities. Authors extolled the benefits…
Descriptors: United States History, Educational History, Foreign Policy, Nationalism
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Nash, Margaret A. – History of Education Quarterly, 2009
This article reexamines texts published during the period of the initial formation of the nation, from 1783 to 1815, or from the end of the American Revolution through the War of 1812. This examination of thirty-one textbooks (sixteen geographies and history texts, and fifteen readers and grammar books), most written by New Englanders but also…
Descriptors: United States History, Nationalism, Textbooks, Content Analysis
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Gershenberg, Irving – History of Education Quarterly, 1971
Educational underdevelopment in the South resulted from lack of interest and/or commitment to public education by those who exercised political power. (Author)
Descriptors: Educational History, Higher Education, Political Power, Public Support
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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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Adams, David Wallace; Edmonds, Victor – History of Education Quarterly, 1977
Presents a history of American board games, describes the conception and manufacture of board games, and evaluates trends in types of games which were popular from 1832-1904. The conclusion is that American board games were a major source of cultural transmission and played a significant role in socializing youth. (Author/DB)
Descriptors: American Culture, Educational History, Evaluation, Games
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Katz, Michael B. – History of Education Quarterly, 1976
Explores the emergence of systems of public education in the United States and Canada and outlines the specific responsibilities of education at various periods. Topics include: student and teacher characteristics, the relationship of schools to social reform, educational equality, industrialization, and social mobility. (Author/DB)
Descriptors: Educational History, Educational Trends, Elementary Secondary Education, Industrialization
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Cavallo, Dom – History of Education Quarterly, 1976
Documents the struggle between American Froebelians and progressives to dominate kindergarten education in theory and practice from 1860-1920. The author compares the basic tenets of each group and assesses the consequences of the progressive victory in the battle for control of the curriculum. (Author/DB)
Descriptors: Childhood Attitudes, Early Childhood Education, Educational History, Kindergarten
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Cutler, William W., III – History of Education Quarterly, 1989
Discusses the importance of the school building in U.S. education from 1820 to the present. Notes that the schoolhouse became a representation of U.S. cultural values and ideals. Explores how this reverence for the place of learning has affected and been affected by educational change. (KO)
Descriptors: Educational Facilities Planning, Educational History, Elementary Secondary Education, Historiography
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Hiner, N. Ray – History of Education Quarterly, 1973
The pedagogical changes introduced during the Great Awakening reveal that the Puritans of the seventeenth century had not exhausted the educational alternatives open to them; later innovations were developed within the analytical framework built by the seventeenth-century writers. (JB)
Descriptors: Colonial History (United States), Educational History, Educational Objectives, Educational Philosophy
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Roden, Donald – History of Education Quarterly, 1983
In 1949, 17 Japanese women educators attended a training course to discuss the issues of coeducation and counseling in a society undergoing broad social reforms. They talked freely about their deepest feelings and personal struggles over two decades of economic depression, war, and military occupation. (RM)
Descriptors: Coeducation, Comparative Education, Educational Counseling, Females
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Sloan, Douglas – History of Education Quarterly, 1985
The dominant conception of knowledge in modern consciousness and culture is examined, and some of its consequences are explored. Implications of the gap between knowledge and values with regard to our understanding of education are discussed. (RM)
Descriptors: Cultural Context, Educational History, Elementary Secondary Education, Epistemology
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Marshall, Byron K. – History of Education Quarterly, 1977
Describes administrative problems in Japanese universities from 1870 to 1977. The universities of Kyoto and Tokyo serve as case studies of the power struggle among students, faculty, and the government. Major problems include lack of academic freedom, faculty hostility to government educational policies, and student activism. (Author/DB)
Descriptors: Academic Freedom, Asian Studies, College Administration, Conflict