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Schooling and Society
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  • Joanne Schneider, Rhode Island College
The Politics of Education in Prussia and Bavaria / Book Review
Document Type
Book Review
Department (Manual Entry)
Dept. of History
Date of Original Version

A much repeated truism credits nineteenth century Germany, especially Prussia, with the most advanced public education system in Europe. Karl Schleunes's Schooling and Society examines this notion by exploring the politics of education not only in Prussia, but also Bavaria. What emerges is an informative discussion of how the fortunes of public school reform were tied to various government leaders' goals for education, in association with the wider political and social scene.

Citation Information
Joanne Schneider. "Schooling and Society" (2001)
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