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Priem, Karin; Mayer, Christine – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2017
Focusing on Lichtwark's concept of museology, this article shows what role he envisaged for art in public life at a time when the rise of mass consumption and popular culture created new lifestyles. Lichtwark's concept of artistic and aesthetic education did not only extend to museums and classrooms but also to dilettantism as a basis for…
Descriptors: Popular Culture, Museums, Art Appreciation, Cultural Education
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Mayer, Christine – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2014
In the context of the international exchange of school reform ideas and concepts, the new schools in Hamburg were recognised as exemplary instances of a revolutionary and forceful reform in the public elementary school systems. Based on studies of transfer and their premise that the transnational transfer of ideas, practices and objects does not…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Foreign Countries, Periodicals, Fellowships
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Mayer, Christine – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2012
In the eighteenth century, the German pedagogical discourse took place within the broader framework of an international circulation of pedagogical concepts and ideas. The trans-cultural nature of these intellectual exchanges is particularly evident in the thoughts and writings on female education. Translations of books and essays played a…
Descriptors: Research Methodology, Comparative Analysis, Cultural Context, Pedagogical Content Knowledge
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Mayer, Christine – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2011
In the second half of the eighteenth century, an enlightened reformist spirit spread among Hamburg's bourgeois upper classes. This was exemplified by the activities of the "Gesellschaft zur Beforderung der Kunste und nutzlichen Gewerbe" ("Society for the Promotion of the Arts and Useful Trades") founded in 1765 as well as by a…
Descriptors: Economically Disadvantaged, Educational Change, Educational Opportunities, Work Ethic
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Lohmann, Ingrid; Mayer, Christine – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2009
This introductory article provides the conceptual framework to integrate the following international contributions and their various historical, regional, institutional and cultural contexts. It does so by focusing mainly on three aspects: (1) Childhood and youth as social constructs, the varying classifications of these life phases, their…
Descriptors: Educational History, Child Development, Classification, At Risk Persons
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Lohmann, Ingrid; Mayer, Christine – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2007
During the decades following the year 1800, a number of complex transitions were set into motion in Prussia. This industrially and politically backward country governed by a late absolutist regime was transformed into a modern bourgeois society. The Stein and Hardenberg reforms of the years 1807-1815 aimed at fundamental changes in the state…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, School Policy, Cultural Context, Jews