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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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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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Magalhães, Justino – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2016
Writing is basically representation. Ways of writing have evolved and become adapted to circumstances and needs at material, symbolic, formal, technical, social and cultural levels. Moreover, there are forms of writing within educational writing. In the history of educational writing, it is possible to identify and distinguish educational writing,…
Descriptors: Educational History, Foreign Countries, Inquiry, Writing (Composition)
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Gómez Camacho, Alejandro; Casado Rodrigo, Jesús – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2016
During the Spanish Golden Age, language was developing fast. An important debate on orthology and orthography was taking place at the time. Many authors posed different proposals for a reform of spelling. The arguments discussed in these works also included educational considerations in favour of their proposals, which makes them an invaluable…
Descriptors: Literacy Education, Foreign Countries, Spelling, Standards
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Yuh, Leighanne – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2016
Despite the turbulent political circumstances of the 1880s, and notwithstanding opposition from key government officials, this decade witnessed the Korean government's initial attempts to establish educational institutions modelled after western schools--the Royal College (Yugyeong Gongweon), a military academy (Yeonmu Gongweon), and an…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational History, Public Officials, Military Schools
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Hämäläinen, Juha – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2016
Dealing with the methodological challenge of historical expounding, this paper discusses the historical formation of child protection with regard to the history of ideas. The aim is to identify the early intellectual grounds of the idea of child protection. Due to the fact that the genesis and evolution of child protection are shaped by many kinds…
Descriptors: Educational History, Child Welfare, Child Safety, Social Change
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Beauvais, Clémentine – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2016
This article pays attention to the regional embeddedness of early research on giftedness, looking principally at the works of Lewis Terman and his peers, between the 1910s and 1930s. The rhetoric, ideology, and aesthetics of giftedness in those early works were, I argue, stamped by the context and imaginary of Progressive-Era California and shaped…
Descriptors: Gifted, Aesthetics, Geographic Regions, Educational History
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Duarte, Oscar Daniel – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2016
This article aims to explain the ultimate organisation of the Argentinian educational system during the 1870s as a result of the 1873 world economic crisis, which led, among other measures, to budget cuts. These had serious consequences in both curriculum design and the general structure of the different educational levels. Such a system fostered…
Descriptors: Educational History, Economic Climate, Foreign Countries, Budgets
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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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Dittrich, Klaus – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2016
This article discusses how European and American communities in Korea organised the education of their own children from the "opening" of the country to foreign residents in the 1880s until the Second World War. Education serves as a lens to investigate these dominantly bourgeois communities of missionaries, merchants, experts and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Foreign Nationals, Educational History, Cultural Differences
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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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Spieker, Susanne; Van Gorp, Angelo – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2016
This article explores the Histories of Education Summer School Conference for Postgraduate Students, 2010-2015, with regard to its impact on networking and identification with the field of the history of education. It is concluded that the impact of the Summer School is transformative on the social level. The structure in which the Summer School…
Descriptors: Educational History, Capacity Building, Summer Schools, Graduate Students
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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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Rao, Parimala V. – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2016
In May 1857, a number of battalions in the Bengal army of the East India Company rebelled against their immediate British officers and the British administration in the North Western Provinces (NWP), Oudh and Bihar. The protracted conflict that stretched over a year was extremely violent, killed thousands of British officers and civilians and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Conflict, Military Personnel, Armed Forces
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Gomez, Amparo; Canales, Antonio – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2016
This article analyses the child psychiatry and psychology developed during the Spanish Civil War and immediate postwar period. The aim is to demonstrate that, despite the existence of a certain degree of disciplinary continuity in relation to the pre-war period, both disciplines were placed at the service of Francoism. This meant that the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, War, European History, Psychiatry
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