History of Education Research in Current Periodicals (#251)

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Below is a list of recent publications relating to the History of Education. As always, we focus on studies relating to the History of Education (“the history of instruction”) rather than History Education (“the instruction of History”). The list is not exhaustive, and H-Education subscribers are encouraged to contact editorial-education@mail.h-net.org with works to include. An archive of previous bibliographies can be found here: https://goo.gl/Zucs95


Andrews, Matthew. “The Development of English University Tuition Fee Policy from 1960 with Lessons for Today.” Perspectives: Policy & Practice in Higher Education, August 14, 2021, 1–10. https://doi.org/10.1080/13603108.2021.1962425.

Angulo, A. J., and Jack Schneider. “New Directions in Higher Education History.” History of Education Quarterly 61, no. 3 (August 2021): 271–72. https://doi.org/10.1017/heq.2021.25.

Ascenzi, Anna, Marta Brunelli, and Juri Meda. “School Museums as Dynamic Areas for Widening the Heuristic Potential and the Socio-Cultural Impact of the History of Education. A Case Study from Italy.” Paedagogica Historica 57, no. 4 (August 2021): 419–39. https://doi.org/10.1080/00309230.2019.1660387.

Bitty, Yehuda. “Nature, Religion et Identité: L’enjeu de l’éducation Sioniste.” Paedagogica Historica 57, no. 5 (September 3, 2021): 578–87. https://doi.org/10.1080/00309230.2020.1738506.

Boonshoft, Mark. “From Property to Education: Public Schooling, Race, and the Transformation of Suffrage in the Early National North.” Journal of the Early Republic 41, no. 3 (Fall 2021): 1–36. https://doi.org/10.1353/jer.2021.0055.

Cappelli, Gabriele, and Gloria Quiroga Valle. “Female Teachers and the Rise of Primary Education in Italy and Spain, 1861–1921: Evidence from a New Dataset†.” Economic History Review 74, no. 3 (August 2021): 754–83. https://doi.org/10.1111/ehr.13068.

Cappelli, Gabriele, and Michelangelo Vasta. “Correction To: A ‘Silent Revolution’: School Reforms and Italy’s Educational Gender Gap in the Liberal Age (1861-1921).” Cliometrica 15, no. 3 (September 2021): 787–88.

Chapron, Emmanuelle. “‘Ils n’en Font Ni Métier Ni Marchandise’: Imprimerie et Commerce Du Livre Scolaire Chez Les Frères Des Écoles Chrétiennes En France Au 18e Siècle.” Paedagogica Historica 57, no. 5 (September 3, 2021): 494–515. https://doi.org/10.1080/00309230.2019.1669683.

Coninck-Smith, Ning de, and Charlotte Appel. “500 Years of Danish School History: Methodologies, Agencies, and Connecting Narratives.” Paedagogica Historica, August 27, 2021, 1–20. https://doi.org/10.1080/00309230.2021.1965174.

Eren Aydınlık, Badegül, and Seyfi Kenan. “Between Men, Time and the State: Education of Girls during the Late Ottoman Empire (1859–1908).” Paedagogica Historica 57, no. 4 (August 2021): 400–418. https://doi.org/10.1080/00309230.2019.1660386..

Franklin, Jonathan. “Infectious Thinking: The Pathophysiology of 19th-Century Pedagogy.” Medical Humanities 47, no. 3 (September 2021): 323–32. https://doi.org/10.1136/medhum-2019-011827.

Glaser, Clive. “‘Beyond the Syllabus’: Morris Isaacson High School’s Struggle for Human Equality under the Apartheid Education System, 1958–1990.” Paedagogica Historica 57, no. 5 (September 3, 2021): 475–93. https://doi.org/10.1080/00309230.2019.1669682.

Hradsky, Danielle. “Education for Reconciliation? Understanding and Acknowledging the History of Teaching First Nations Content in Victoria, Australia.” History of Education, August 2, 2021, 1–21. https://doi.org/10.1080/0046760x.2021.1942238.

Ingrassia, Brian M. “Sports for the Liberal Arts: Reimagining Iowa’s Small Colleges, 1921–1939.” The Annals of Iowa 80, no. 2 (Spring 2021): 91–121.

Ladds, Catherine. “Educating the China-Born: Colonial Cosmopolitanism in Shanghai’s Schools for Settler Children, 1870–1943.” Journal of Social History 55, no. 1 (Fall 2021): 180–206. https://doi.org/10.1093/jsh/shaa061.

Magalhães Gomes, Maria Laura, and Antonio Vicente Marafioti Garnica. “History of Mathematics Education in Brazil: An Overview of Secondary Education.” Mathematics Enthusiast 18, no. 3 (August 2021): 352–84.

Marak, Andrae. “Mobility and Leverage along the US–Mexico Borderlands: The Case of Mexican Frontier Schools, 1928–1935.” Paedagogica Historica 57, no. 4 (August 2021): 333–44. https://doi.org/10.1080/00309230.2019.1628785.

Martínez Valle, Carlos. “Reading Themselves through an Icon: Pedagogic Episteme and Functional Differentiation as Moulds for John Dewey’s Reception in Spain, 1898–1939.” Paedagogica Historica 57, no. 5 (October 2021): 541–59. https://doi.org/10.1080/00309230.2019.1690009.

Miquel-Lara, Avelina, Bernat Sureda Garcia, and Francisca Comas Rubí. “Photography and Education in Republican Soldier Newspapers in Spain (1936–1939).” Paedagogica Historica 57, no. 5 (October 2021): 588–610. https://doi.org/10.1080/00309230.2020.1738507.

Nations, Jennifer M. “How Austerity Politics Led to Tuition Charges at the University of California and City University of New York.” History of Education Quarterly 61, no. 3 (August 2021): 273–96. https://doi.org/10.1017/heq.2021.4.

Poliakova, Mariia A., and Zinaida A. Lurie. “Celio Secondo Curione as a Reformed Pedagogue.” Paedagogica Historica 57, no. 5 (September 3, 2021): 528–40. https://doi.org/10.1080/00309230.2019.1690007.

Puiggrós, Adriana. “Educación y Emancipación.” Paedagogica Historica 57, no. 5 (September 3, 2021): 516–27. https://doi.org/10.1080/00309230.2019.1669684.

Ris, Ethan W. “What’s Future Is Epilogue: The Uses of Higher Education History.” American Journal of Education 127, no. 4 (August 2021): 657–68. https://doi.org/10.1086/715035.

Rousmaniere, Kate. “What Happened to Your College Town: The Changing Relationship of Higher Education and College Towns, 1940–2000.” History of Education Quarterly 61, no. 3 (August 2021): 320–40. https://doi.org/10.1017/heq.2021.31.

Shulevitz, Judith. “The Radical Feminism of a 17th-Century Priest.” Atlantic 328, no. 2 (September 2021): 94–101.

Somogyvári, Lajos, Marisa Bittar, and Thérèse Hamel. “Observatory for the History of Education: Looking at the Past, Analysing the Present and Reflecting on the Future – a Transnational Perspective.” Paedagogica Historica, August 14, 2021, 1–10. https://doi.org/10.1080/00309230.2021.1962927.

Walsh, Brendan. “The ‘Haunting Silence’: Autobiographical Accounts of Secondary Teaching in Twentieth-Century Ireland.” Paedagogica Historica 57, no. 5 (September 3, 2021): 560–77. https://doi.org/10.1080/00309230.2020.1736103.

Wan Mat Ali, Wan Noorlizawati, Nazirah Lee, and Siti Zahrah Mahfood. “Tanggungjawab Guru Dalam Memperkasakan Pendidikan Menurut Majalah Berbahasa Melayu 1940-an Hingga 1950-An: TEACHERS’ RESPONSIBILTY IN ENHANCING THE QUALITY OF EDUCATION FROM THE LENS OF MALAY MAGAZINES IN THE 1940S TO 1950S.” Jebat: Malaysian Journal of History, Politics & Strategy 48, no. 2 (August 2021): 190–211.

Zarrinnal, Navid. “The Origins of Dabestān : Mīrzā Ḥasan Rushdīyen and the Quest for New Education.” Iranian Studies 54, no. 1–2 (2021).

Барабаш, Виктор Владимирович, Белла Ахмедовна Булгарова, Наталия Владимировна Поплавская, and Людмила Беловна Тёрёчик. “Опыт Анализа Региональных Систем Образования Российской Империи (На Материале Статей Международного Сетевого Центра Фундаментальных и Прикладных Исследований). Часть 2: The Expertise in Analyzing the Regional Education Systems of the Russian Empire (Based on the Articles of the International Network Center for Fundamental and Applied Research). Part 2.” Bylye Gody, no. 3 (September 2021): 1233–45. https://doi.org/10.13187/bg.2021.3.1233.


Albisetti, James C. “Transatlantic Encounters in History of Education: Translations and Trajectories from a German-American Perspective: Edited by Fanny Isensee, Andreas Oberdorf, and Daniel Töpper, New York, Routledge, 2020, Xiv + 319 Pp., $128 (Hardback), ISBN 978-0-36727-677-5 (Hardback), $39.16 (e-Book).” Paedagogica Historica 57, no. 4 (August 2021): 472–74. https://doi.org/10.1080/00309230.2021.1920988.

Canales, Antonio Fco. “Educación, Historia y Sociedad. El Legado Historiográfico de Antonio Viñao.” edited by edited by Pedro Luis Moreno, Paedagogica Historica 57, no. 5 (September 3, 2021): 613–15. https://doi.org/10.1080/00309230.2020.1769148.

Coulter, Xenia. “The Amateur Hour: A History of College Teaching in America by Jonathan Zimmerman (Review).” Review of Higher Education 45, no. 1 (Fall 2021): 1–4.

Ellis, Catriona. “Disciplined Subjects: Schooling in Colonial Bengal, by Sutapa Dutta.” History of Education, September 15, 2021, 1–3. https://doi.org/10.1080/0046760x.2021.1948111.

Espinoza, G. Antonio. “Formación de Los Sistemas Educativos Nacionales En Hispanoamérica. El Caso Ecuatoriano, 1895–1912.” by Gabriela Ossenbach, Paedagogica Historica 57, no. 5 (September 3, 2021): 615–17. https://doi.org/10.1080/00309230.2020.1796722

Fierro, Catriel. “‘A Backdrop for Psychotherapy’: Carl R Rogers, Psychological Testing, and the Psycho-Educational Clinic at Columbia University’s Teachers College (1924–1935).” History of Psychology, September 13, 2021. https://doi.org/10.1037/hop0000201.

Flowers, Deidre B. “Shelter in a Time of Storm: How Black Colleges Fostered Generations of Leadership and Activism.” by Jelani M. Favors. History of Education Quarterly 61, no. 3 (August 2021): 372–74. https://doi.org/10.1017/heq.2021.26.

Gehl, Paul F. “Elementary and Grammar Education in Late Medieval France: Lyon, 1285–1530.” By Sarah B. Lynch in Renaissance Quarterly 74, no. 1 (Spring 2021): 297–99. https://doi.org/10.1017/rqx.2020.365.

Guidi, Pierre. “Enseigner l’histoire à l’heure de l’ébranlement Colonial. Soudan, Égypte et Empire Britannique (1943–1960).” by Iris Seri-Hersch, Paedagogica Historica 57, no. 5 (September 3, 2021): 611–12. https://doi.org/10.1080/00309230.2020.1742746.

Juska-Bacher, Britta. “The History of Language Learning and Teaching: Edited by Nicola McLelland and Richard Smith, Cambridge, Legenda, 2018, 3 Volumes (Hardcover): 203 Pp., €85.00, ISBN 978-1-78188-698-4, 318 Pp., €85.00, ISBN 978-1-78188-699-1, 286 Pp., €85.00, ISBN 978-1-78188-700-4.” Paedagogica Historica 57, no. 4 (August 2021): 464–67. https://doi.org/10.1080/00309230.2020.1838582.

Kesper-Biermann, Sylvia. “Friedrich Adolph Wilhelm Diesterweg.” ämtliche Werke, II. Abteilung, Band XXIV: Briefe, amtliche Schreiben und Lebensdokumente aus den Jahren 1832 bis 1847, bearb. von Sylvia Schütze, hrsg. von Manfred Heinemann und Sylvia Schütze, Berlin, Akademie Verlag, 2014, LXI u. 958 S., 3 Abb., ISBN 978-3-05-005682-1 Paedagogica Historica 57, no. 5 (September 3, 2021): 617–19. https://doi.org/10.1080/00309230.2020.1796723.

Moton III, Theopolies J. “Just Trying to Have School: The Struggle for Desegregation in Mississippi.” by Natalie G. Adams and James H. Adams. History of Education Quarterly 61, no. 3 (August 2021): 377–79. https://doi.org/10.1017/heq.2021.21.

Neem, Johann N. “The Battle of the Classics: How a Nineteenth-Century Debate Can Save the Humanities Today.” by Eric Adler. History of Education Quarterly 61, no. 3 (August 2021): 379–81. https://doi.org/10.1017/heq.2021.30.

O’Brien, Thomas V. “Breaking Down Barriers: George McLaurin and the Struggle to End Segregated Education.” by David W. Levy. History of Education Quarterly 61, no. 3 (August 2021): 381–84. https://doi.org/10.1017/heq.2021.23.

Prichard, Robin. “The Body, the Dance, and the Text: Essays on Performance and the Margins of History: Brynn Wein Shiovitz, Ed. McFarland and Company, 2019. 268 Pages; $45.00.” Journal of Dance Education 21, no. 1 (January 2021): 50–51. https://doi.org/10.1080/15290824.2019.1622399.

Simon, Frank. “Madrid, Ciudad Educadora, 1898-1938. Memoria de La Escuela Pública. Ensayos En Torno a Una Exposición.” edited by María del Mar del Pozo Andrés. Paedagogica Historica 57, no. 5 (September 3, 2021): 619–20. https://doi.org/10.1080/00309230.2020.1838581.

Stieger, Sophie Pia. “‘Femininity’ and the History of Women’s Education: Shifting the Frame: Edited by Tim Allender and Stephanie Spencer, London, Palgrave Macmillan, 2021, 239 Pp., 85,59€ (Ebook), ISBN 978-3-030-54233-7, 103,99€ (Hardback) ISBN 978-3-030-54232-0.” Comparative Education 57, no. 3 (August 2021): 435–36. https://doi.org/10.1080/03050068.2021.1929475

Walker, J. Samuel. “Before March Madness: The Wars for the Soul of College Basketball.” by Kurt Edward Kemper. History of Education Quarterly 61, no. 3 (August 2021): 384–86. https://doi.org/10.1017/heq.2021.24.

Compiled by Rick Mikulski, MLS, PhD
Assistant Professor & Librarian
Portland State University