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Soto-Vázquez, José; Jaraíz-Cabanillas, Francisco; Pérez-Parejo, Ramón; Gutiérrez-Gallego, José – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2018
This paper offers a review of history of education statistics in Spain, starting in the mid-nineteenth century, describing their traditional means of operation based on censuses, flat tables, and macro-statistical data, which usually display a purely quantitative analysis. Only in recent decades have statistical analyses appeared, supported by…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Elementary Education, Educational History, School Statistics
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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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Nicholls, Claire D.; Hall, Clare; Forgasz, Rachel – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2018
Although often thought of as a contemporary practice, audience development and pedagogies for listener education can be traced throughout the history of the public concert where their origins were forged. This paper unpacks how western listening and audience practices have developed over time, the changes in listening and behaviour norms, the…
Descriptors: Music Activities, Audiences, Listening, Music Education
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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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Green, Michael – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2018
The article below deals with the phenomenon of French Huguenots in the English educational milieu in the early modern period. From private tutors to schoolmasters, travelling tutors and owners of riding schools, they occupied an important place in the local society. Through a careful evaluation of various references to Huguenot educators and…
Descriptors: Educational History, Primary Sources, Humanism, Refugees
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Gomes, Inês – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2018
Portuguese schools hold important collections, most organised in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. This scientific heritage, however, is still to be discovered. This article focuses on the creation, development, and role of natural history collections in Portuguese secondary schools, between the second half of the nineteenth…
Descriptors: Educational History, Science Instruction, Secondary School Students, Foreign Countries
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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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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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Omori, Mariko – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2018
This paper explores the way in which psychologists classified immigrant children as feebleminded through the use of intelligence testing and how state organisations consequently segregated them from public schools based on the scientific evidence. First, I show the way in which the psychologist Lewis Terman utilised intelligence testing to…
Descriptors: Immigrants, Intelligence Tests, Psychologists, Classification
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Noel, Rebecca – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2018
European physicians long worried that the scholarly life was harmful to health. Neurological and digestive problems flowed from sedentary, seated lives. In the late eighteenth century, when the Enlightenment began spreading education to more people, educators inspired by Rousseau's "Emile" such as Johann Guts Muths, Friedrich Jahn,…
Descriptors: Physicians, Physical Health, Physical Activity Level, Exercise
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Nieminen, Marjo – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2018
This article focuses on the bodies of schoolgirls as visualised and represented in a short film of Finnish secondary schools for girls in the 1950s. The film, "Oma tyttökouluni" ("My Own Girls' School") was released in 1957 and was screened in cinemas in advance of feature films. Although the short film was made in a…
Descriptors: Films, Human Body, Educational History, Foreign Countries
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Gleason, Mona – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2018
Delivered as one of the keynote addresses at the International Standing Committee on the History of Education (ISCHE) Conference held in Chicago in August 2016, this paper offers a broad review of how the body and embodiment have been incorporated into histories of education. Based on this historiography, I extend three "inspiring…
Descriptors: Educational History, Historiography, Conferences (Gatherings), Research Methodology
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Burke, Catherine – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2018
This article considers the theoretical argument of anthropologist Tim Ingold, that the denial and subsequent encasement of bare feet in footwear was a critical characteristic of the development of modern societies, in exploring three aspects of feet, footwork, and footwear in the history of the modern school. First, the material conditions of feet…
Descriptors: Human Body, Clothing, Social Change, Educational Development
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Salvarani, Luana – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2018
From its very beginning, the Protestant Reformation adopted the theatre as one of its educational tools. Together with choral music, visual arts, and preaching, Luther, Melanchthon, Oekolampad, and other Reformers promoted both the cultivated school theatre and the popular street theatre in order to spread the new faith, create a community ethos,…
Descriptors: Theater Arts, Protestants, Social Change, Religious Education
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