1878-1899: Education: Publications
1878-1899: Education: Publications
Association of Collegiate Alumnae, A Preliminary Statistical Study of Certain Women College Graduates: Dealing with the Health, Marriage, Children, Occupations of Women Graduating Between 1869 and 1898 and Their Sisters and Brothers (Bryn Mawr, Pa.: Bryn Mawr College, 1900)—a research study refuting the contention that higher education adversely affected the health of women;
D. P. Baldwin, “The Defense of Free High Schools,” Indiana School Journal, 24 (July 1879): 294—an argument for establishing taxpayer-funded secondary schools;
John Dewey, The School and Society (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1899)—Dewey’s seminal work on the schools and social progress, the life of the child, and the psychology of elementary education;
Eliza Duffey, No Sex in Education; Or, An Equal Chance for Both Girls and Boys (Philadelphia: Stoddart, 1879)—contains the views of various thinkers upon the matters treated in Edward Clarke’s work Sex in Education (1877);
Charles William Eliot, Educational Reform: Essays and Addresses (Boston: Small, Maynard, 1898)—opinions from Harvard’s president on higher education reform;
Hall, Hints Toward a Select and Descriptive Bibliography of Education (Boston: Heath, 1886)—a compilation of influential writings in the field;
Harris, Psychologic Foundations of Education (Boston: Heath, 1898)—an analysis of how psychology and learning are interrelated;
Henry Kiddle and Alexander Schem, eds., The Cyclopedia of Education: A Dictionary of Information for the Use of Teachers, School Officers, Parents, and Others (New York: E. Steiger, 1877)—dictionary of education terms;
George H. Martin, The Evolution of the Massachusetts Public School System (New York: D. Appleton, 1894)—a history of one of America’s first education systems;
National Herbart Society (later the National Society for the Study of Education), Yearbooks, 1887-1896—a collection of articles on Herbartian theories of education;
Frank Parsons, Our Country’s Need (Boston: Arena, 1894)—an argument for more widespread secondary education;
John D. Philbrick, City School Systems in the United States (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Bureau of Education, 1885)—statistical abstracts of city schools;
Ellen Swallow Richards, The Chemistry of Cooking and Cleaning (Boston: Whicomb & Barrows, 1886)—a scientific analysis of home economy;
Richards, Domestic Economy as a Factor in Public Education (New York: New York College, 1889)—an argument for the teaching of the science of home economy;
Jacob Riis, How the Other HalfLives (New York: Harper, 1890)—a sociological study of the tenements of New York.
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