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Singh, Chandra Lekha – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2018
In 1893, Annie Besant touched the shores of India as a leader of the Theosophical Society. In India, Besant is widely known for her involvement in the Home Rule Movement and as president of the Indian National Congress, the chief political organisation in the Indian freedom struggle. Before entering into the political arena of the country, Besant…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Womens Education, Educational History, Religion
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Parlevliet, Sanne – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2018
Historical fiction is a powerful way of transmitting national history to later generations. It emerged in the nineteenth century as a means of building identity and fostering solidarity. However, in the 1960s and 1970s, former representations of history were deconstructed. Instead of glorifying the nation, social evils were exposed. As a…
Descriptors: Educational History, Social Problems, Childrens Literature, History
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Raptis, Helen – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2018
Substantial historical research indicates that during World War II Canadian schools were considered optimal sites for fostering nationalistic sentiments in teachers and learners. Policymakers directed educators and students to collect scrap metals, purchase war savings certificates, salute the flag, and undertake marching drills. These…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teacher Attitudes, Memory, Educational History
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Miquel Lara, Avelina; Sureda Garcia, Bernat; Comas Rubí, Francisca – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2018
During the Second Republic of Spain (1931-1939) and within the framework of ambitious social reform, the government of the "Generalitat" of Catalonia launched a social and educational assistance system. This new system would be independent, modern, and capable of surpassing the traditional welfare system based on religious charity that…
Descriptors: Social Change, Educational History, Foreign Countries, Welfare Services
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Yazici, Fatih; Yildirim, Tercan – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2018
Nation-states needed various ideological apparatuses when they wanted to eliminate traditional loyalties to the pre-modern era and establish a new superordinate identity. As frequently emphasised in conceptual discussions, two elements among these ideological apparatuses come to the fore: historiography and education. While social values that…
Descriptors: History Instruction, Nationalism, Historiography, Foreign Countries
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Giudici, Anja; Grizelj, Sandra – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2017
By the end of the nineteenth century, the relationship between the state, language and schooling had become extremely close: a state was supposed to be "national," and a real nation was supposed to be monolingual. Following the literature on nation-building, it is because schooling was charged with the task of forming such nations that…
Descriptors: Social Integration, Cultural Pluralism, Foreign Countries, Educational History
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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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Bilsel, Nilay; Dinçyürek, Özgür – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2017
This paper examines how politics have shaped Turkish Cypriot educational institutions and school buildings in Cyprus, focusing on the British colonial period (1878-1960). Unlike other British colonies, Cyprus enjoyed considerable autonomy on educational matters in the early decades of British occupation. During this period education, which was…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, School Buildings, Foreign Policy, Educational History
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Magalhães, Justino – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2017
This text focuses on municipalities from an educational and cultural perspective. Over the last 200 years, municipalities have played a fundamental role in the creation of guiding principles and educational norms and conventions. They have participated in the supply and universalisation of schooling and have contributed to integrating the public…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Municipalities, Educational History, World History
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Åkerlund, Andreas – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2015
This article analyses the teaching of Swedish language lecturers active in Germany during the first half of the twentieth century. It shows the centrality of literature and literary constructions and analyses images of Swedishness and the Swedish nation present in the teaching material of that time in relation to the national image present in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teaching Methods, Textbooks, Transfer of Training
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Elmersjö, Henrik Åström – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2015
During the interwar period, a number of organisations started to look into education as part of an attempt to understand how nationalism was fuelled through education and to what extent it had forced the outbreak of the Great War. In response to nationalism and a perceived need for reformation of national narratives, the school subjects of history…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, History Instruction, Educational Change, Educational History
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Laudo, Xavier; Vilanou, Conrad – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2015
In this article an analysis is undertaken of Spanish educational discourse during the early years of the Franco regime, from the Civil War (1936-1939) to the establishment of the "Nuevo Estado" or New State (1939-1943), employing Reinhart Koselleck's principles of conceptual history. Without totally spurning the totalitarian and fascist…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational History, Discourse Analysis, Authoritarianism
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Viñao, Antonio – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2015
Until around 10 years ago, the conventional wisdom in educational historiography held that the start of the Civil War (1936-1939), marking as it did the placing of education at the service of the war effort, involved a rupture, in both the Republican government and the "rebel" or Franco camp, with the preceding years as to the…
Descriptors: Educational History, Historiography, War, Political Attitudes
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Caruso, Marcelo – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2014
Not only in education, but also in other social practices, the history of "internationalisation" is correlative to the history of "nationalisation". In this broad sense, this article outlines four main constellations of the links between education and nationalisation/internationalisation dynamics. After a brief description of…
Descriptors: Educational History, Global Approach, International Education, Nationalism
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Bilgi, Sabiha – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2014
This article examines the cultural construction of the school in Turkey in relation to the construction of Turkish nation-ness. By looking at how the modern school was fit together with a network of interrelated discourses available in early twentieth-century Turkey, the article investigates the ways in which the school became an object of thought…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Nationalism, Social Change, Social Development
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