Education and the Cold War The Battle for the American School

ISBN-10: 0230338976
ISBN-13: 9780230338975
Edition: 2008
Author(s): Andrew Hartman
Description: Shortly after the Russians launched Sputnik in 1957, Hannah Arendt quipped that “only in America could a crisis in education actually become a factor in politics.”  The Cold War battle for the American school – dramatized but not initiated by  More...
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Copyright Year: 2008
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Publication Date: 4/2/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 251
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.25" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.792

Shortly after the Russians launched Sputnik in 1957, Hannah Arendt quipped that “only in America could a crisis in education actually become a factor in politics.”  The Cold War battle for the American school – dramatized but not initiated by Sputnik – proved Arendt correct. The schools served as a battleground in the ideological conflicts of the 1950s.  Beginning with the genealogy of progressive education, and ending with the formation of New Left and New Right thought, Education and the Cold War offers a fresh perspective on the postwar transformation in U.S. political culture by way of an examination of the educational history of that era.

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