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The other school reformers : conservative activism in American education / Adam Laats.

Author/Creator:
Laats, Adam, author.
Publication:
Cambridge, Massachusetts : Harvard University Press, 2015.
Format/Description:
Book
313 pages ; 25 cm
Subjects:
Education -- Political aspects -- United States.
Conservatism -- United States.
Educational change -- United States.
Conservatism.
Education -- Political aspects.
Educational change.
United States.
Contents:
Introduction: progressives in a strange land
What does Jesus have to do with phonics? Understanding educational conservatism
Monkeys, morality, and modern America: conservative educational activism in the Scopes era
Pulling the Rugg out: textbooks and the American way
Rich, Republican, and reactionary: Pasadena's revolt against progressivism
Save the children: Kanawha County in the age of malaise
Conservatism and American education.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:
9780674416710
0674416716
OCLC:
875999935
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