The Transatlantic Kindergarten: Education and Women's Movements in Germany and the United States

The Transatlantic Kindergarten: Education and Women's Movements in Germany and the United States

by Ann Taylor Allen

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780190274412
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication date: 02/01/2017
Pages: 304
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.10(d)

About the Author

Ann Taylor Allen is Professor Emerita of History at the University of Louisville. During a career of forty years, she taught students of different age groups, backgrounds, and interests, developing her department's first course on women's history in the early 1970s. Her books include Feminism and Motherhood in Western Europe, 1890-1970: The Maternal Dilemma and Women in Twentieth-Century Europe.

Table of Contents

Preface
Introduction: An Entangled History
Chapter 1: Pestalozzi, Fröbel, and the Origins of the Kindergarten
Chapter 2: Growth and Transplantation: The Kindergarten in Germany and America, 1848-1870s
Chapter 3: The Kindergarten in the City and the World
Chapter 4: Who Is the Child? Science and Pedagogy
Chapter 5: School or Day-Care Center? Patterns of Institutionalization
Chapter 6: "The Perfect Development of Womanliness": The Making of a Kindergartener
Chapter 7: The German-American Relationship and Its End, 1880s-1920s
Conclusion: An Unfinished Agenda
Notes
Bibliography

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