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The Origins of the American High School
     

The Origins of the American High School

by William J. Reese
 

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This engrossing book, based on new and original sources, analyzes the social changes and political debates that shaped nineteenth-century American high schools. The book brings these schools to life, revealing what students studied and how they behaved, what teachers expected of them and how they taught, and how boys and girls, whites and blacks, and children in

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This engrossing book, based on new and original sources, analyzes the social changes and political debates that shaped nineteenth-century American high schools. The book brings these schools to life, revealing what students studied and how they behaved, what teachers expected of them and how they taught, and how boys and girls, whites and blacks, and children in various parts of the nation experienced high school.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780300063844
Publisher:
Yale University Press
Publication date:
07/28/1995
Pages:
352
Product dimensions:
6.40(w) x 9.54(h) x 1.20(d)

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