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Wollons, Roberta – History of Education Quarterly, 1993
Traces the history of kindergartens in Japan. Maintains that the Japanese government embraced the concept and modified it to encourage modernization. Includes 10 photographs of wood block prints showing how Friedrich Froebel's moral lessons were replicated in Japanese settings. (CFR)
Descriptors: Educational History, Educational Objectives, Ethical Instruction, Foreign Countries
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Hennock, E. P. – History of Education, 1990
Traces developments in British technology education, focusing on the German Polytechnic School's influence as a model. States this model was emulated to meet British industrialization needs. Examines different cities' approaches to technology education and rivalries with universities, highlighting differences between state and local control. (CH)
Descriptors: Educational Change, Engineering Education, European History, Foreign Countries
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Allen, Ann Taylor – History of Education Quarterly, 1988
Seeks to explain why the kindergarten movement, in theory and in practice, found greater support in the United States than in Germany, the country of its origin. Concludes that this kindergarten case study shows the importance of comparative studies to our understanding of the relationship of women's status and feminist ideology to other aspects…
Descriptors: Cross Cultural Studies, Educational Change, Educational Development, Educational History
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Strauss, Gerald – History of Education Quarterly, 1988
Examines the educational reconstruction attempted in Germany's Lutheran states in the sixteenth century. Describes the close collaboration of churchpersons and politicians in the Lutheran Reformation and discusses how schools were used as instruments of acculturation, intended to encourage young people to conform to approved patterns of…
Descriptors: Acculturation, Citizenship Education, Conformity, Foreign Countries
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Jarausch, Konrad H. – History of Education Quarterly, 1986
Using examples from education in Germany, this article provides a critical analysis of the "new history of education," its goals, claims, and methodologies, as they were developed in both the United States and Germany during the 1970s. (JDH)
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Educational History, Elementary Secondary Education, Historiography
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Kelly, Reece C. – History of Education Quarterly, 1985
Efforts to make over German universities in the image of Nazism failed, not because of the strength of the moral convictions of the professors or their faith in the professional values of the universities, but rather because of the weaknesses inherent in the ideology and organization of Nazism.(RM)
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Educational Change, Educational History, Foreign Countries
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Wilcox, Clifford – History of Education Quarterly, 1993
Describes social and intellectual climate at beginning of World War I that was exemplified by overzealous patriots demanding public displays of loyalty. Relates how six professors of German were permanently discharged by University of Ann Arbor. Describes incidents of goading by students and colleagues, and discusses failure of the American…
Descriptors: Academic Freedom, Cultural Images, Employment Practices, Ethnic Discrimination