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Author Spring, Joel H.

Title The American school, 1642-1996 / Joel Spring.

Published New York ; London : McGraw-Hill Companies, [1997]


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bund  370.973 SPRI {Bund81 20190820}    AVAILABLE
Edition 4th ed.
Physical description xiv, 418 pages ; 23 cm
Notes Rev. ed. of: The American school, 1642-1993. c1994.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Ch. 1. Thinking Critically about History: Ideological Management and the Culture Wars -- Ch. 2. Religion and Authority in Colonial America -- Ch. 3. The Ghost Dance and the Schooling of Native Americans -- Ch. 4. Nationalism, Moral Reform, and Charity in the New Republic -- Ch. 5. The Common School and the Threat of Cultural Pluralism -- Ch. 6. The Ideology and Politics of the Common School -- Ch. 7. Organizing the American School: The Nineteenth-Century Schoolmarm -- Ch. 8. Education as Deculturalization: Native Americans and Puerto Ricans -- Ch. 9. Education and Segregation: Asian Americans, African Americans, and Mexican Americans -- Ch. 10. Schooling and the New Corporate Order -- Ch. 11. Education and Human Capital -- Ch. 12. Meritocracy: The Experts Take Charge -- Ch. 13. The Politics of Education -- Ch. 14. Big Bird: Movies, Radio, and Television Join Schools as Public Educators -- Ch. 15. Education and National Policy.
Ch. 16. The Great Civil Rights Movement and the New Culture Wars -- Ch. 17. Conservatism and the Culture Wars at the End of the Century.
Other author Spring, Joel. American school, 1642-1993.
Subject Education -- United States -- History.
Education -- Social aspects -- United States -- History.
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