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Martin, Jane – History of Education, 2014
This article brings together six talented women historians in twentieth-century England whose scholarly productions helped shape modern historical practice but who are little known in the canonical accounts of history-writing in the period. The author is looking to map and describe historical communities from a grounded and qualitative perspective…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, History, Historians, Females
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Ellis, Heather – History of Education, 2013
Historians have often recognised important links between the processes of university and civil service reform in mid-nineteenth-century England. Yet such connections are usually seen as forming part of a wider project of modernising reform with any conservative or counter-revolutionary aims largely discounted. However, as this article suggests,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Employment Opportunities, Educational History, Historians
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Whitehead, Maurice – History of Education, 2007
Jesuit education provided the first rigorous educational "system" in the Western world from the 1540s onwards. By 1773 more than 700 Jesuit colleges and universities educating some 250,000 students worldwide constituted the largest educational network in existence up to that time. At the present day, in 68 countries worldwide, the…
Descriptors: Historiography, Historians, Archives, Catholic Schools
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Aldrich, Richard – History of Education, 2003
Focuses on the contexts of current debates about the nature and the state of history of education, and the subject of history. States that educational historians are needed to define the truth about history by focusing on human existence and values, and to evaluate questionable facts espoused by those who may have ulterior motives. (KDR)
Descriptors: Educational Change, Educational History, Educational Planning, Educational Policy
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Goodman, Joyce – History of Education, 2003
Discusses gender influences and ways that history and theory have interacted in influencing women's contribution and recognition in educational history. Focuses on several historians' views and how some have eventually written women back into the historical picture of education. (KDR)
Descriptors: Educational Change, Educational History, Educational Research, Females
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Armstrong, Derrick – History of Education, 2003
Discusses the perspectives of historical text as evolving from respective historical representation. Explores methods of educational history through writings, documents, biographies, autobiographies, issues of source and technicalities, and historian viewpoints. Offers that historian's voices must be positioned critically and reflectively at the…
Descriptors: Autobiographies, Biographies, Educational Change, Educational History
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Lowe, Roy – History of Education, 2002
Discusses three areas related to history of education: (1) comments on significant changes in the academy and what it means to historians; (2) reviews shifts in wider society that transformed society's perceptions of history; and (3) reflects on changing ways historians study and approach educational history. (KDR)
Descriptors: Educational Change, Educational History, Educational Research, Higher Education
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Limond, David – History of Education, 1999
Provides descriptions of two books written by Alexander Sutherland Neill: "A Dominie's Log" and "Dominie Dismissed." Considers the nature of the Dominie books as fact or fiction, looking at rhetoric and the controversy of the nature of Scottish schooling. Explores the influence Neill had on Scottish historians' writings. (CMK)
Descriptors: Authors, Books, Educational History, Elementary Education
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Cox, Gordon – History of Education, 1999
Examines the ideological assumptions that underpin historical studies in music education. Develops a broader view of music education through the exploration of four themes, such as local histories of music instruction. Offers four possibilities researchers can consider in order to create a "usable past" for music education. (CMK)
Descriptors: Educational History, Educational Research, Foreign Countries, Higher Education
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Richardson, William – History of Education, 1999
Explores the development of the history of education as a field of study in England from 1945 through 1972. Examines the production of published research and teaching in several contexts. Provides background on history of education as a field of study prior to 1945. (CMK)
Descriptors: Educational Change, Educational History, Educational Philosophy, Foreign Countries
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Richardson, William – History of Education, 1999
Examines the development of the history of education as a field of study in England from 1972-96. Assesses the production of published research and teaching in several contexts: institutional change within higher education, intellectual fashion, distinctive traditions within academic departments of history and education, overseas influences, and…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Educational History, Educational Philosophy, Educational Research