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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, 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