State, Society, and the Elementary School in Imperial Germany

State, Society, and the Elementary School in Imperial Germany

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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 German primary schools, Lamberti examines an educational tradition that was the object of wide emulation, but which was often misinterpreted by its admirers. Lamberti also explores the political significance of German educational policies in the Kulturkampf, in the suppression of Polish nationalism in the eastern provinces, and more generally in the struggle between the competing strands of liberalism and authoritarianism in the German state.show more

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  • Hardback | 296 pages
  • 147.8 x 223 x 24.9mm | 571.54g
  • Oxford University Press Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 0195056116
  • 9780195056112

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An important and provocative book that challenges much recent scholarship on elementary education in Imperial Germany. * Journal of Interdisciplinary History *show more

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