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German Influences on Education in the United States to 1917

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Jürgen Herbst, Karl Ernst Jeismann, Karl-Heinz Günther, Gregory P. Wegner, Derek S. Linton, Ann Taylor Allen, Sally G. Kohlstedt, Juliane Jacobi, Kathryn M. Olesko, Anthony Greg Roeber, Bettina Goldberg, Konrad H. Jarausch, Gary K. Pranger, James C. Albisetti, Ward W. Briggs, Jörg Nagler, Thomas N. Bonner
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  • Date Published: April 2006
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9780521026246

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  • This volume summarizes recent scholarship on German-American relations in the field of education until World War I. The articles prove the various influences of German scholarship and institutions on the development of the American system of education from kindergarten to university. The book provides an overview for the benefit of scholars, students and the interested general reader. As a cooperative effort of German and American scholars the volume is intended to stimulate further exploration of these themes on both continents.

    • Well-known and respected contributors
    • Only available book on this topic
    • Important collaborative work between German and American scholars
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    • Date Published: April 2006
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9780521026246
    • length: 312 pages
    • dimensions: 228 x 151 x 17 mm
    • weight: 0.48kg
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    Introduction Jürgen Herbst
    Part I. Americans and Germans Look at Each Others Schools:
    1. American observations concerning the Prussian educational system in the nineteenth century Karl Ernst Jeismann
    2. Interdependence between democratic pedagogy in Germany and the development of education in the United States in the middle of the nineteenth century Karl-Heinz Günther
    3. Prussian Volksschulen through American eyes: two perspectives on curriculum and teaching from the 1890s Gregory P. Wegner
    4. American responses to German continuation schools during the progressive era Derek S. Linton
    Part II. Varieties of Teachers and Styles of Teaching:
    5. American and German women in the Kindergarten movement, 1850–1914 Ann Taylor Allen
    6. German ideas and practice in American natural history museums Sally G. Kohlstedt
    7. Schoolmarm, Volkserzieher, Kantor, and Schulschwester: German teachers among immigrants during the second half of the nineteenth century Juliane Jacobi
    8. German models, American ways: the 'new movement' among American physics teachers, 1905–1909 Kathryn M. Olesko
    Part III. German Schools in America:
    9. The von Mosheim society and the preservation of German education and culture in the new republic, 1789–1813 Anthony Greg Roeber
    10. The German English Academy, the National German-American Teachers Seminary, and the public school system in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 1851–1919 Bettina Goldberg
    Part IV. The German Influence in Higher Education:
    11. American students in Germany 1815–1914: The Structure of German and U.S. Matriculants at Göttingen University Konrad H. Jarausch
    12. Philip Schaff (1819–1893): his roles in American evangelical education Gary K. Pranger
    13. German influence on the higher education of American women, 1865–1914 James C. Albisetti
    14. Basil L. Gildersleeve: the formative influence Ward W. Briggs
    15. A mediator between two historical worlds: Hermann Eduard von Holst and the University of Chicago Jörg Nagler
    16. German influences on American clinical medicine, 1870–1914 Thomas N. Bonner
    Index.

  • Editors

    Henry Geitz, University of Wisconsin

    Jürgen Heideking, Eberhard-Karls-Universität Tübingen, Germany

    Jurgen Herbst, University of Wisconsin

    Contributors

    Jürgen Herbst, Karl Ernst Jeismann, Karl-Heinz Günther, Gregory P. Wegner, Derek S. Linton, Ann Taylor Allen, Sally G. Kohlstedt, Juliane Jacobi, Kathryn M. Olesko, Anthony Greg Roeber, Bettina Goldberg, Konrad H. Jarausch, Gary K. Pranger, James C. Albisetti, Ward W. Briggs, Jörg Nagler, Thomas N. Bonner

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