The Struggle for the American Curriculum, 1893-1958

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Taylor & Francis, Oct 15, 2004 - Education - 360 pages
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Published in 1987, the first edition of The Struggle for the American Curriculum was a classic in curriculum studies and in the history of education. This new third edition is thoroughly revised and updated, and includes two new chapters on the renewed attacks on the subject curriculum in the 1940s and 1950s, as well as the way individual school subjects evolved over time and were affected by these attacks.

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User Review  - Wendy - Goodreads

Interesting information... but it seems like it was written as a series of articles. There is a lot of repetition and circling back, but in all, a good guide to American education. Read full review

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User Review  - Dale - Goodreads

Bias holds the score down for this book The Struggle for the American Curriculum, 1893-1958 by Kliebard is a classic in the world of college textbooks about American educational history and curriculum ... Read full review

About the author (2004)

Herbert M. Kliebard is Professor Emeritus of Educational Policy Studies and Curriculum and Instruction at the University of Wisconsin at Madison. He is the author of Schooled to Work: Vocationalism and the American Curriculum, 1876-1946.

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