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Ris, Ethan W. – History of Education, 2016
How did the undergraduate college rapidly position itself as the gateway to middle-class US employment between 1880 and 1920? This article attempts to explain one part of that process. Drawing on Weberian organisational theory, transnational intellectual history and case studies of three institutions, it identifies hierarchy as a defining aspect…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Middle Class, Social Mobility, Educational Attainment
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Harber, Clive – History of Education, 1993
Describes Namibian educational history from 1890 to the present. Discusses the political and military struggle for independence and the challenges of building an educational system consistent with democratic values. (CFR)
Descriptors: African Culture, African History, Apartheid, Blacks
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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