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Fernandez, Sandra Rita – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2019
In the early 1940s Olga Cossettini, an Argentine teacher, received missives from several representatives of the cultural and educational world of the Americas. The event that allowed Cossettini's international relevance was the school artwork exhibition that took place in November 1939 in the Castagnino museum in the city of Rosario (Argentina).…
Descriptors: Educational History, Art, Exhibits, Museums
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Dekker, Jeroen J. H.; Wichgers, Inge J. M. – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2018
Teaching the regulation of emotions to support parents in educating their children to come of age properly was part of a missionary movement in late sixteenth- and seventeenth-century Europe. This movement was inspired by the belief in the power of education from the northern European Renaissance and by the emphasis on catechism by the…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Educational History, Foreign Countries, Role of Education
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Spencer, Stephanie – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2016
This article focuses on the series of 11 books about a young female pilot, "Worrals of the WAAF," by W.E. Johns, creator of Biggles. The Worrals books were published from 1941 when recruitment for the Women's Auxiliary Air Force was falling. Johns chose to ignore that the WAAF supported pilots through their work on the ground and did not…
Descriptors: Fiction, Books, Females, War
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Sutcliffe, Marcella P. – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2016
This paper focuses on the reading and educational practices of common soldiers during the First World War. It argues that the question of how war libraries were imagined and constructed by civilians needs to be framed in the larger context of pre-war Edwardian debates surrounding the "value of books" in society. Indeed, it was within…
Descriptors: War, World History, Reading Habits, Educational Practices
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Nieminen, Marjo – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2016
This article concentrates on visual sources relating to secondary education, and asks how a collection of photographs can be understood and interpreted as part of the institutional and collective memory of one Finnish girls' school. The photographs were published in the anniversary books of the school. They construct an entirety, where public…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational History, Females, Single Sex Schools
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Hai, Alessandra Arce; Simon, Frank; Depaepe, Marc – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2015
This article seeks to analyse, comprehend and apprehend the appropriation processes of Ovide Decroly's ideas in Brazil through the translation of his books and that of Amélie Hamaïde into Portuguese. The article discusses the following questions. Why did Brazilian intellectuals and teachers need to import Decroly's ideas to be applied in Brazilian…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Books, Translation, Educational History
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Gondra, José Gonçalves; Vieira, Carlos Eduardo; Simões, Regina Helena Silva; Cury, Claudia Engler – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2014
This article analyses the general characteristics of the construction of the field of history of education in Brazil. To do so, it highlights the existing historiography and aims to describe the process of institutionalisation of this knowledge field, which, in general terms, has been focused on the area of teacher training. Since the nineteenth…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational History, Historiography, Intellectual Disciplines
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Charkin, Emily – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2014
"The Peckham Experiment" (Innes H. Pearse and Lucy H. Crocker, Edinburgh: Scottish Academic Press, 1985) is a book about the Peckham Health Centre (1935-1950), which was a scientific experiment and community centre set up to identify and foster conditions of good health for local working-class families in South London. The book was…
Descriptors: Educational Theories, Educational History, Social Systems, Social Theories
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Burke, Catherine – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2014
Colin Ward (1924-2010) was an anarchist and educator who, together with Anthony Fyson, was employed as education officer for the Town and Country Planning Association in the UK during the 1970s. He is best known for his two books about childhood, "The Child in the City" (1978) and "The Child in the Country" (1988). The book he…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational History, Books, Environmental Education
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Verbeke, Demmy – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2013
Michel Jeanneret's "A Feast of Words. Banquets and Table Talk in the Renaissance" (1987; English translation published in 1991) highlighted the celebration by Renaissance humanists of food and drink as catalysts of intellectual exchange. The author convincingly argued that Renaissance banquets served as a paradigm for the humanist body…
Descriptors: Well Being, Foreign Countries, Translation, Humanism
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Patterson, Annette Joyce; Cormack, Phillip Anton; Green, William Charles – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2012
From the late sixteenth century, in response to the problem of how best to teach children to read, a variety of texts, such as primers, spellers and readers were produced in England for vernacular instruction. This paper describes how these materials were used by teachers to develop, first, a specific religious understanding according to the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Reading Instruction, Textbooks, Reading Materials
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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