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Academia's Golden AgeUniversities in Massachusetts, 1945-1970

Academia's Golden Age: Universities in Massachusetts, 1945-1970

Richard M. Freeland

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195054644
eISBN:
9780197560082
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195054644.001.0001
Subject:
Education, History of Education

This book examines the evolution of American universities during the years following World War II. Emphasizing the importance of change at the campus level, the book combines a general ... More

American Dream and Public Schools

American Dream and Public Schools

Jennifer L. Hochschild and Nathan Scovronick

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195152784
eISBN:
9780197561911
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195152784.001.0001
Subject:
Education, History of Education

Why is education policy so contentious? Do conflicts over specific issues in schooling have anything in common? Are there general principles that can help us resolve these ... More

American Medical Schools and the Practice of MedicineA History

American Medical Schools and the Practice of Medicine: A History

William G. Rothstein

Published in print:
1987
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195041866
eISBN:
9780197559994
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195041866.001.0001
Subject:
Education, History of Education

In this extensively researched history of medical schools, William Rothstein, a leading historian of American medicine, traces the formation of the medical school from its origin ... More

Becoming a PhysicianMedical Education in Great Britain, France, Germany, and the United States, 1750-1945

Becoming a Physician: Medical Education in Great Britain, France, Germany, and the United States, 1750-1945

Thomas Neville Bonner

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195062984
eISBN:
9780197560174
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195062984.001.0001
Subject:
Education, History of Education

Written by eminent education scholar Thomas Neville Bonner, Becoming A Physician is a groundbreaking, comprehensive history of Western medical education. The only work of its kind, it covers the ... More

The Church on the World's TurfAn Evangelical Christian Group at a Secular University

The Church on the World's Turf: An Evangelical Christian Group at a Secular University

Paul A. Bramadat

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195134995
eISBN:
9780197561591
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195134995.001.0001
Subject:
Education, History of Education

Is it possible for conservative Protestant groups to survive in secular institutional settings? Here, Bramadat offers an ethnographic study of the Inter-Varsity Christian ... More

Contending with ModernityCatholic Higher Education in the Twentieth Century

Contending with Modernity: Catholic Higher Education in the Twentieth Century

Philip Gleason

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195098280
eISBN:
9780197560884
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195098280.001.0001
Subject:
Education, History of Education

How did Catholic colleges and universities deal with the modernization of education and the rise of research universities? In this book, Philip Gleason offers the first ... More

Exiles from EdenReligion and the Academic Vocation in America

Exiles from Eden: Religion and the Academic Vocation in America

Mark R. Schwehn

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195073430
eISBN:
9780197562307
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195073430.001.0001
Subject:
Education, History of Education

In this thoughtful and literate study, Schwehn argues that Max Weber and several of his contemporaries led higher education astray by stressing research--the making and transmitting of ... More

From Brown to BakkeThe Supreme Court and School Integration: 1945-1978

From Brown to Bakke: The Supreme Court and School Integration: 1945-1978

J. Harvie Wilkinson

Published in print:
1979
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195025675
eISBN:
9780197559963
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195025675.001.0001
Subject:
Education, History of Education

In Brown's WakeLegacies of America's Educational Landmark

In Brown's Wake: Legacies of America's Educational Landmark

Martha Minow

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195171525
eISBN:
9780197565643
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195171525.001.0001
Subject:
Education, History of Education

What is the legacy of Brown vs. Board of Education? While it is well known for establishing racial equality as a central commitment of American schools, the case also inspired ... More

Making Harvard ModernThe Rise of America's University

Making Harvard Modern: The Rise of America's University

Morton Keller and Phyllis Keller

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195144574
eISBN:
9780197561829
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195144574.001.0001
Subject:
Education, History of Education

Making Harvard Modern is a candid, richly detailed portrait of America's most prominent university from 1933 to the present: seven decades of dramatic change. Early twentieth ... More

Princeton in the Nation's ServiceReligious Ideals and Educational Practice, 1868-1928

Princeton in the Nation's Service: Religious Ideals and Educational Practice, 1868-1928

P. C. Kemeny

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195120714
eISBN:
9780197561263
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195120714.001.0001
Subject:
Education, History of Education

This book argues against the conventional idea that Protestantism effectively ceased to play an important role in American higher education around the end of the 19th century. ... More

Repainting the Little Red SchoolhouseA History of Eastern German Education, 1945-1995

Repainting the Little Red Schoolhouse: A History of Eastern German Education, 1945-1995

John G. Rodden

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195112443
eISBN:
9780197561102
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195112443.001.0001
Subject:
Education, History of Education

This is the first English-language study of GDR education and the first book, in any language, to trace the history of Eastern German education from 1945 through the 1990s. Rodden ... More

Schooled to OrderA Social History of Public Schooling in the United States

Schooled to Order: A Social History of Public Schooling in the United States

David Nasaw

Published in print:
1979
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195025293
eISBN:
9780197559956
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195025293.001.0001
Subject:
Education, History of Education

Silent CovenantsBrown v. Board of Education and the Unfulfilled Hopes for Racial Reform

Silent Covenants: Brown v. Board of Education and the Unfulfilled Hopes for Racial Reform

Derrick Bell

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195172720
eISBN:
9780197562345
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195172720.001.0001
Subject:
Education, History of Education

When the landmark Supreme Court case of Brown vs. Board of Education was handed down in 1954, many civil rights advocates believed that the decision, which declared public school ... More

State, Society, and the Elementary School in Imperial Germany

State, Society, and the Elementary School in Imperial Germany

Marjorie Lamberti

Published in print:
1989
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195056112
eISBN:
9780197560105
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195056112.001.0001
Subject:
Education, History of Education

The much admired school system of 19th-century Germany served as a model for the educational systems of many other countries, including Britain and the United States. In this illuminating study of ... More

When Information Came of AgeTechnologies of Knowledge in the Age of Reason and Revolution, 1700-1850

When Information Came of Age: Technologies of Knowledge in the Age of Reason and Revolution, 1700-1850

Daniel R. Headrick

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195135978
eISBN:
9780197561645
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195135978.001.0001
Subject:
Education, History of Education

Although the Information Age is often described as a new era, a cultural leap springing directly from the invention of modern computers, it is simply the latest step in a long ... More

When Old Technologies Were NewThinking About Electric Communication in the Late Nineteenth Century

When Old Technologies Were New: Thinking About Electric Communication in the Late Nineteenth Century

Carolyn Marvin

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195063417
eISBN:
9780197560181
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195063417.001.0001
Subject:
Education, History of Education

In the history of electronic communication, the last quarter of the nineteenth century holds a special place, for it was during this period that the telephone, phonograph, ... More

When the Old Left Was YoungStudent Radicals and America's First Mass Student Movement, 1929-1941

When the Old Left Was Young: Student Radicals and America's First Mass Student Movement, 1929-1941

Robert Cohen

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195060997
eISBN:
9780197561072
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195060997.001.0001
Subject:
Education, History of Education

The Depression era saw the first mass student movement in American history. The crusade, led in large part by young Communists, was both an anti-war campaign and a movement championing a broader ... More

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