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Gutfreund, Zevi – History of Education Quarterly, 2017
This article explores citizenship's multiple meanings in Los Angeles by describing five different types of Americanization, or immigrant education, in the city of angels from 1910 to 1940. The federal racialization of access to citizenship influenced these alternative approaches to Americanization at a local level. In the context of Supreme Court…
Descriptors: Immigrants, Educational History, Program Development, Second Language Instruction
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Finkelstein, Barbara – History of Education Quarterly, 2013
Lurking in the shadows of education history are networks of human interaction, transcultural encounters, forms of global connection, and dispersed sites of cultural teaching and learning that are barely visible in the master narratives of education history. Who would have thought a half-century ago that we would become witnesses and participants…
Descriptors: Educational History, Intercultural Communication, Teaching Methods, Social Change
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Chamberland, Celeste – History of Education Quarterly, 2013
Due to its ascendancy as the administrative and commercial center of early modern England, London experienced sustained growth in the latter half of the sixteenth century, as waves of rural immigrants sought to enhance their material conditions by tapping into the city's bustling occupational and civic networks. The resultant crowded urban…
Descriptors: Immigrants, Teaching Methods, Surgery, Foreign Countries
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Franklin, V. P. – History of Education Quarterly, 2011
Historians need social theories to conduct their research whether they are acknowledged or not. Positivist social theories underpinned the professionalization of the writing of history as well as the establishment of the social sciences as "disciplines," in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. August Comte's "science of society" and…
Descriptors: Indigenous Populations, Social Sciences, Foreign Countries, Historians
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McDermid, Jane – History of Education Quarterly, 2011
In this paper, the author discusses the life of Jane Hay Brown, later Hamilton (1827-1898), who worked as a governess and schoolmistress from the late 1840s to the mid 1880s. She was a woman whose life would have remained largely unknown without emigration which resulted in a rich collection of family letters. Jane's letters provide insight into…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Females, Teachers, Single Sex Schools
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Ramsey, Paul J. – History of Education Quarterly, 2009
Between the 1840s and 1880s--a heyday of public bilingual schooling--the American Midwest emerged as a modern Babel because of its linguistic diversity and strong tradition of local control. In such a favorable environment, a variety of patterns and aims of foreign-language instruction developed. In this article, the author examines the contexts…
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Bilingualism, Public Education, Educational History
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Wechsler, Harold S. – History of Education Quarterly, 2008
Were colleges obliged to address the dilemmas faced by the many first- and second-generation Americans who enrolled after World War I? No, replied many administrators who espoused exclusion or assimilation, or who expressed indifference. These attitudes meant that many students would never learn to navigate the turbulent waters of campus social…
Descriptors: Social Life, Dropout Rate, War, Immigrants
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Churchill, David S. – History of Education Quarterly, 2008
In February 1899, the Committee of Physical Culture of the Chicago Public School Board approved an intensive "anthropometric" study of all children enrolled in the city's public schools. The study was a detailed attempt to measure the height, weight, strength, lung capacity, hearing, and general fitness of Chicago's student population.…
Descriptors: Middle Class, Public Schools, Academic Achievement, Boards of Education
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Jaroszynska-Kirchmann, Anna D. – History of Education Quarterly, 2008
"Ameryka-Echo" was one of the most popular Polish-language weeklies, published in the United States between 1889 and 1972. Its founder and owner, Antoni A. Paryski, consciously sought to transplant ideas of Polish Positivism to the Polish-American immigrant communities in the United States. Reading was a central concept of…
Descriptors: Publishing Industry, Polish Americans, Immigrants, Social Systems
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Gonzalez, Gilbert G. – History of Education Quarterly, 2004
Richard Kluger's monumental "Simple Justice" reaffirms the long-held liberal contention that any analysis of the complex social relations in the United States must acknowledge the centrality of racism. Racism historically contributed to shaping of the political culture, social interactions, and legal status of groups throughout the United States.…
Descriptors: Foreign Policy, Racial Relations, Racial Segregation, Race
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Tamura, Eileen H. – History of Education Quarterly, 2001
Discusses the types of essays and book reviews appearing in the History of Education Quarterly. Focuses on ethnic and immigrant education and Asian American educational history. Finds only one essay and one book review from 1990-1999 on Asian American education. Highlights eight other books and articles relating to Asian American education. (DAJ)
Descriptors: Asian Americans, Book Reviews, Books, Educational History
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Olneck, Michael R.; Lazerson, Marvin – History of Education Quarterly, 1974
Children of the foreign-born are compared to the children of white, native-born parents on measures of school attendence, continuance, completion, retardation rates, and on the basis of sex ratios. Lastly, the Southern Italians and Russian Jews are considered. (Author/SM)
Descriptors: Acculturation, Achievement, Comparative Analysis, Educational History
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Hogan, David – History of Education Quarterly, 1978
Contends that the increasing level of educational attendance among Chicago's immigrant groups (1880-1930) was the result of accommodation to the wage labor system. All immigrant groups developed a positive attitude toward education to ensure the economic welfare of their children. Considers implications of research in terms of adequately…
Descriptors: Attendance Patterns, Behavior Patterns, Economic Status, Educational Attitudes
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Galenson, David W. – History of Education Quarterly, 1995
Utilizes evidence from the 1860 federal census to determine rates of school attendance in Chicago (Illinois). Employs multivariate statistical techniques to establish the correlates of those rates. Considers the impact of the Irish immigration and the role of the Catholic Church. Includes eight tables of statistical data. (MJP)
Descriptors: Attendance, Attendance Patterns, Attendance Records, Census Figures
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Lybarger, Michael – History of Education Quarterly, 1983
Objectives and content of the social studies curriculum from 1900 to 1916 at the Hampton Institute, a trade school for Blacks in Hampton, Virginia, are described, and the extent to which these goals and content were reflected in recommendations published in 1916 by the Committee on Social Studies are examined. (RM)
Descriptors: Black Education, Citizenship Education, Course Content, Educational History
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