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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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Tamura, Eileen H. – History of Education Quarterly, 1993
Describes the English-only effort in the Territory of Hawaii that typified the Americanization crusade that swept the United States during and after World War I. Asserts that, although the Americanizers focused on southern and eastern Europeans on the mainland, the focus on Japanese in Hawaii added overtones of racial and political discrimination.…
Descriptors: Cultural Differences, Cultural Interrelationships, Educational History, Educational Objectives
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Daglish, N. D. – History of Education, 1990
Seeks to revise the view that the establishment of a national school medical service pursuant to the 1907 Administrative Provisions Act perpetuated a hidden agenda of Robert Morant. Traces the origins of the bill, and presents evidence disputing the claim that Morant can be credited with the bill. Includes political controversies generated over…
Descriptors: Educational Research, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries, Health Needs
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Zasztowt, Leszek – History of Education, 1990
Analyzes the problems of educational funds and scholarships in Polish areas incorporated within Russia after the third partition of the Commonwealth. Traces the history of educational funding during the early 1800s and provides statistics on the breakdown of monies appropriated by government, religion and individuals. (RW)
Descriptors: Educational Finance, Educational History, Elementary Secondary Education, Financial Support
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Kyle, Noeline – History of Education, 1990
Provides a case study on rural schooling in New South Wales. Focuses on the dimensions of class, race, and gender and their relationship to educational quality and equality. Elaborates on the effects of state educational policy on teachers, pupils, and communities. Maintains that educational policy was guided by a pragmatist philosophy. (RW)
Descriptors: Access to Education, Case Studies, Educational Administration, Educational Discrimination
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Wegner, Gregory P. – History of Education Quarterly, 1990
Recounts the dialogue between U. S. and Soviet members of the Allied Kommandatura Education Committee (AKEC) in post World War II Berlin regarding the formation of a new history curriculum for German youth. Concludes that the history curriculum accord represented a U.S.-Soviet desire to use schools as a means of denazifying Berlin youth. (SLM)
Descriptors: Citizenship Education, Curriculum Development, Educational History, Educational Philosophy
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Pigott, Daniel A. – History of Education Quarterly, 1990
Examines the effect of the British educational scholarships created by the 1921 Corn Production Acts (Repeal). Points out that the act enabled sons and daughters of agricultural laborers to attend secondary schools in order to obtain agricultural education. Concludes that the scholarships helped the rural youth, the agricultural economy, and the…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Agricultural Education, Agricultural Laborers, Educational History
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Robertson, Paul L. – History of Education Quarterly, 1990
Investigates the effects of urbanization on the University of Glasgow, Scotland, by examining the origins, university courses, and subsequent careers of Glasgow students between 1860 and 1914. Illuminates the educational patterns of working and middle class youth. Concludes that the University provided a channel from industry and commerce into the…
Descriptors: Educational History, Educational Research, Educational Status Comparison, Foreign Countries
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Gomersall, Meg – History of Education, 1988
Examines the extent to which the schooling experiences of working class girls and boys differed between 1800 and 1870. Focuses on the most apparent differences, such as access to schooling, curriculum, and standards of achievement. (GEA)
Descriptors: Access to Education, Curriculum, Educational Development, Educational History
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Monaghan, E. Jennifer – History of Education Quarterly, 1990
Reviews Experience Mayhew's book, "Indian Converts" (1727) and changing scholarly interpretations of literacy effects on Native Americans living on Martha's Vineyard. Traces the history of the Mayhew missionary family from 1641 to the 1720s and the establishment of the Indian Library. Examines the cultural implications of literacy and…
Descriptors: American Indian Studies, American Indians, Biographies, Books
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Gronn, Peter C. – History of Education, 1990
Provides a case study on the introduction of political education at Repton, an English public school, from 1916-1918. Discusses the origins, progress, major supporters and opponents, and eventual demise of political education at Repton. Concludes with a discussion on the relationship among political education, liberal idealism, and patriotic…
Descriptors: Educational History, Foreign Countries, Instructional Materials, Political Affiliation
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Obidi, S. S. – History of Education, 1990
Discusses the Nigerian nationalist demand for the development of university education between 1920 and 1948. Expounds on the role of particular nationalist individuals, movements, and organizations. Focuses on the National Congress of West Africa's role in the struggle. Examines the response of the British colonial government to the nationalists'…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Educational Change, Educational Discrimination, Educational History
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Stannard, Kevin P. – History of Education, 1990
Traces the development of new research approaches to the history of elementary education. Examines the impact of the 1870 legislation that instituted compulsory education on the elementary school system. Assesses this impact on the school system in the context of the wider social structure. Includes quantitative studies on school attendance, age,…
Descriptors: Attendance, Compulsory Education, Critical Theory, Demography
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Leinster-Mackay, Donald – History of Education, 1990
Analyzes the party politics of religious education within the London School Board in the 1890s. Concentrates on the parliamentary struggle between two London School Board members: Edward Stanley (Progressive Party) and Joseph Diggle (Conservative Party) over the role of religion in education. Includes reactions of the Australian public to the…
Descriptors: Board of Education Policy, Educational Research, Elementary Secondary Education, 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
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