ISBN-10:
0521528569
ISBN-13:
9780521528566
Pub. Date:
10/31/2003
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Absolutism and the Eighteenth-Century Origins of Compulsory Schooling in Prussia and Austria

Absolutism and the Eighteenth-Century Origins of Compulsory Schooling in Prussia and Austria

by James van Horn Melton
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ISBN-13: 9780521528566
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 10/31/2003
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 260
Product dimensions: 5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.67(d)

Table of Contents

List of tables; List of abbreviations; Acknowledgments; Introduction; Administrative divisions of the Habsburg and Hohenzolln monarchies, 1780; Part I. Cultural and Religious Forces: 1. Popular schooling in early modern Prussia and Austria; 2. The rise of Pietist pedagogy; 3. From image to word: cultural reform and the rise of literate culture in Theresian Austria; 4. The catholic appropriation of Pietist pedagogy: Johann Ignaz Felbiger; Part II. Social and Economic Forces: 5. Mastering the masterless: cameralism, rural industry, and popular education; 6. From compulsory labor to compulsory schooling: education and the crisis of seigniorial authority; Part III. The Limits of Reform: 7. School reform in Frederickian Prussia; 8. The Theresian school reform of 1774; Conclusion; Selected bibliography; Index.

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