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Albisetti, James C. – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2020
The last quarter of the nineteenth century witnessed a new but rapidly spreading perspective on the link between education and nature: middle-class philanthropists joining together to provide summer vacations in the countryside for poor, sickly, urban children. Drawing on numerous examples of such work in Europe and the United States, this essay…
Descriptors: Educational History, Foreign Countries, Urban Areas, Rural Areas
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Gerster, Daniel – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2020
The article explores how different concepts of "nature" were applied in secondary education in Germany around 1900 by examining the discussions on and practices in particular boarding schools. It will first scrutinise Enlightenment debates on "human nature" and how they were perceived in German secondary education in general…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Secondary Education, Boarding Schools, Criticism
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Hulstaert, Karen – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2018
French has played a central role in Congolese education since its independence in 1960. Its dominant position at the postcolonial school is subject to controversy on the national and international level. However, the way that pupils themselves have experienced the role of French at school has not been researched so far. This paper investigates the…
Descriptors: French, Language Role, Educational History, Foreign Policy
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Barausse, Alberto; Luchese, Terciane Ângela – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2018
The object of this article is to analyse the development of ethnic Italian schools in Rio Grande do Sul during the years of colonisation in the nineteenth century (1875-1900), during which time Italian immigrants were put under a double process of nationalisation. On the one side, commencing with Imperial Brazil, and then more specifically in…
Descriptors: Educational History, Ethnic Groups, Italian, Foreign Countries
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Ogren, Christine A. – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2018
Histories of teachers' experiences in the United States between the 1880s and the 1930s argue that teaching restrained and often debilitated teachers' bodies. The emerging theory of constraint is limited, however, because the historiography of American teachers focuses for the most part only on the months when school was in session. This…
Descriptors: Educational History, Historiography, Vacations, Administrator Attitudes
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Goossens, Cedric; Van Gorp, Angelo – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2016
Since the 1970s, many western welfare states have been subject both to increased migration and to a renewed interest in progressive education. The present article addresses the question of whether these two phenomena are related and how changing notions of the welfare state shape and are shaped by this relationship. To answer the question, we…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Progressive Education, Migration, Migrants
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Grosvenor, Ian – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2007
This article looks at two modern institutions designed to discipline and control urban bodies--the school and the asylum--and the records they produced and the young people whose moral and cognitive capacities they tended. Both institutions are the sites of past childhood stories, yet the lives experienced in them are essentially anonymous. The…
Descriptors: Historians, Children, Biographies, Educational History