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Komatsu, Kayoko – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2017
In both England and Japan, art education was viewed as having nothing to do with self-expression, but was considered to be an efficient means for industrial development. In England, it was designed to train the eyes and hands of artisans. The art critic Ruskin has often been referred to in the context of the transition to self-expression in the…
Descriptors: Educational History, Art Education, Foreign Countries, Art
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Peng, Huan-Sheng; Chu, Jo-Ying – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2017
The eight-year-long period from Japan's initiation of the Second Sino-Japanese War in 1937 to its unconditional surrender in 1945 forced Japan to invest its national economy and industrial and scientific technologies in the war. In addition, in the name of the Greater East Asia Co-Prosperity Sphere, Japan initiated its assimilation and Kominka…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Foreign Policy, Acculturation, Elementary Education
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Huang, Hsuan-Yi – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2017
This historical study reflects on history curriculum debates over the last 20¬†years in Taiwan. To open up possibilities for contemporary Taiwanese to rethink themselves in terms of national culture and subjectivity, this paper explores the construction of Taiwanese subjectivity in the past. It focuses on the history of Taiwan under Japanese…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational History, Asian History, History Instruction
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Gowen, Garrett; Friedensen, Rachel; Kimball, Ezekiel – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2016
This article examines the historiography related to the 1876 founding of Sapporo Agricultural College, the first institution of its kind in Japan. Focusing specifically on the involvement of William Smith Clark, who previously served as the president of the Massachusetts Agricultural College, it argues that the nascent imperial ambitions harboured…
Descriptors: Males, Extension Education, Educational History, Western Civilization
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Neuhaus, Dolf-Alexander – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2016
This article sets out to elucidate the role of Japanese Protestants in the education of Koreans during the early twentieth century. Scholarship has often assigned only marginal roles to Japanese Protestants within the history of Japanese imperialism, despite the remarkable success of western missionaries in Korea at the time. As imperial expansion…
Descriptors: Acculturation, Protestants, Foreign Policy, Religious Education
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Lee, Yoonmi – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2016
The work of the Australian mission in the southern part of Korea during the first half of the twentieth century has been a relatively undeveloped subject in scholarly research. By focusing on the educational work of the mission between 1910 and 1941, this article provides an overview of how the missionaries interacted with the Japanese colonial…
Descriptors: Religion, Foreign Policy, Religious Education, Asians
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Nishida, Yukiyo – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2015
This is a study of the contribution of Christian missionaries to kindergarten education in the Empire of Japan. The study concerns an American Missionary woman, Annie L. Howe (1852-1943) and her kindergarten in Kobe, Japan. Annie L. Howe had a great impact on the history of early childhood education and is still remembered as the "Mother of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Christianity, Kindergarten, Educational History
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Ito, Toshiko – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2012
This article examines the educational concepts that were pursued for the benefit of underprivileged children in the era of the New Education Movement. Children's rights in Japanese modernity, as represented by the struggle to apply New Education principles to underprivileged children, are contrasted with the conventional view of childhood in the…
Descriptors: Disadvantaged, Childrens Rights, Christianity, Laws
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Pak, Soon-Yong; Hwang, Keumjoong – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2011
This study looks at how education policies in colonial Korea changed over time in order to accommodate the needs of the colonial authorities during the period of Japanese colonial rule in Korea (1910-1945). The colonial experience can be divided into four different periods according to the four Educational Ordinances issued in 1911, 1922, 1938,…
Descriptors: Ethnicity, Foreign Countries, Foreign Policy, Educational History
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Kramer, Hans Martin – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2007
Education reforms during the Allied Occupation of Japan (1945-1952) have traditionally been perceived as having been strongly shaped by U.S. American influence. The occupation bureaucracy, as the dominant element of a triangle of power together with the Ministry of Education and the Japanese Education Reform Committee, has been seen as the main…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, College Administration, Educational Change
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Yamamoto, Shinya – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2006
Modern geometry teaching in schools in Japan was modeled on the pedagogies of western countries. However, the core ideas of these pedagogies were often radically changed in the process of adaptation, resulting in teaching differing fundamentally from the original models. This paper discusses the radical changes the pedagogy of a German mathematics…
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, Foreign Countries, Geometry, Mathematics Teachers