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Origins of the American High School

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ISBN-10: 0300079435

ISBN-13: 9780300079432

Edition: 1999

Authors: William J. Reese

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This book tells the story of American high schools in the 19th century. Reese analyses the social changes and political debates that shaped these institutions. He also explores the experience of going to school.
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Book details

List price: $34.00
Copyright year: 1999
Publisher: Yale University Press
Publication date: 10/11/1999
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 350
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.144
Language: English

William J. Reese is the Carl F. Kaestle WARF Professor of Educational Policy Studies and History at the University of Wisconsin--Madison.

Acknowledgments
Introduction
Boston's Legacy
Schools of a Higher Order
A Republican Crown
The Opposition
Cathedrals of Learning
Knowledge of the Most Worth
The Business of Teaching
Scaling Olympus
The Choicest Youth
Good Scholars
Varieties of Experience
Commencement
Epilogue
Abbreviations
Notes
Index