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Title Transatlantic encounters in history of education : translations and trajectories from a German-American perspective / edited by Fanny Isensee, Andreas Oberdorf, and Daniel Töpper
Published New York, NY : Routledge, 2020
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Description 1 online resource (xiii, 310 pages) : illustrations
Series Routledge studies in cultural history
Routledge studies in cultural history.
Contents Volume introduction : reconceptualizing German-American encounters in history of education / Andreas Oberdorf -- Thematic introduction : the transnational in the history of education / Eckhardt Fuchs -- Educating Ebenezer : a transfer from the Glaucha Institutions to colonial Georgia? / Christine Marie Koch -- "The school gives us hope for better times" : pastors from Halle and the education of their German-Lutheran congregations in Pennsylvania, 1745-1800 / Jan-Hendrik Evers -- The Hallensian pastor John Christopher Kunze (1744-1807) and his attempts at establishing a preacher seminary in North America / Markus Berger -- "The state's first duty" : public education and the liberal conundrum in American educational reports from Germany / Luana Salvarani -- The intercultural transfer of knowledge and concepts about higher education : George Ticknor's travel logs from his study stay in Germany, 1815-1817 / Thomas Adam -- George Ticknor in Göttingen : an impact of German comparative constitutional thought on American education, 1816-1836 / Mark Somos -- Samuel Adler in New York : nineteenth-century Jewish education in transatlantic and translational perspective / Kerstin von der Krone -- "The past and present state of education, in the United States, and in foreign countries : foreign educational systems in US educational periodicals, 1830-1890 / Fanny Isensee -- Surfacing the transatlantic : the body as means of travel, 1839-1910 / Lilli Riettiens -- But can the farm travel? : translating knowledge from Germany to the United States in late-nineteenth-century agricultural education / Justus Hillebrand -- American and German research universities between the beginning and end of the German Reich / Charles E. McClelland -- Objects that work : Monroe's "Cyclopedia of Education," its reception of German references and thoughts on objects as actors / Daniel Töpper -- Nature and the "Kehrt zur Natur zurück" : German influences on the school camping movement in the United States, 1920-1950 / Kristen Hengtgen -- Harvard-Bauhaus pedagogy : Walter Gropius's and Joseph Hudnut's dispute on Bauhaus pedagogy at the Graduate School of Design, 1937-1952 / Tim Zumhof -- Internationalization in teacher education : transfer of knowledge and culture stimulated by the German-American Fulbright Scholarship Program for Teachers, 1952-1974 / Sarah Wedde -- Perspectives on transnational and transatlantic research in history of education : a round table discussion on its state of the art, challenges, and future directions / Marcelo Caruso, Barbara Emma Hof, Joakim Landahl, Lilli Riettiens, Eugenia Roldán Vera ; with an Introduction by Fanny Isensee and Daniel Töpper
Summary "In the last twenty years, transnational perspectives have gained momentum in the field of historical-educational research. Scholars have made substantial efforts to rethink nation-based historiographies by reconstructing and reinterpreting the cross-border encounters and intertwined processes that have turned the history of education into a transnational enterprise. A closer look at specific transnational spaces furthers a better understanding of these processes. Against this backdrop, the book offers case studies focusing on transatlantic encounters with special regard to the manifold entanglements between Germany and the United States of America that represent one of the most complex, dynamic, and vivid educational spaces between the eighteenth and twentieth century. Drawing on excellent source material, each contribution examines interaction processes as the genuine transformative moment within any cross-border transfer, and investigates exchanges of concepts, institutions, and materials. Under this premise, the book draws attention to shifting trajectories in the German-American history of education that can be identified by focusing on long-lasting transnational entanglements. By offering a wide range of research approaches, the publication furthermore contributes innovative methodological thoughts to transnational histories of education that go beyond the German-American context and will interest students, emerging researchers, and experts of history of education"-- Provided by publisher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on July 15, 2020)
Subject Comparative education.
Education -- Germany -- American influences
Education -- Germany -- History.
Education -- United States -- German influences.
Education -- United States -- History.
Comparative education.
Education -- American influences.
Education -- German influences.
United States.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
Author Isensee, Fanny, 1988- editor.
Oberdorf, Andreas, 1988- editor.
Töpper, Daniel, 1987- editor.
LC no. 2020010747
ISBN 0429297246