History of Education Quarterly – v. 56, n. 2 (2016)

Table of Contents


Creating the “International Mind”: The League of Nations Attempts to Reform History Teaching, 1920–1939. Ken Osborne

Historiographic Reconsideration of Colonial Education in Africa: Domestic Forces in the Early Expansion of English Schooling in Northern Igboland, 1890–1930. Desmond Ikenna Odugu

“Fully Equal to That of Any Children”: Experimental Creek Education in the Antebellum Era. Rowan Faye Steineker

Divided by Loyalty: The Debate Regarding Loyalty Provisions in the National Defense Education Act of 1958. Brent D. Maher

College Admissions, International Competition, and the Cold War in Asia: The Case of Overseas Chinese Students in Taiwan in the 1950s. Ting-Hong Wong


The Elementary and Secondary Education Act at Fifty: A Changing Federal Role in American Education. Adam R. Nelson

“Money Talks”: The Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 and the African-American Freedom Struggle in Mississippi. Crystal R. Sanders

ESEA at Fifty: Education as State-Building. Douglas S. Reed

The State of Educational Improvement: The Legacy of ESEA Title I. Susan L. Moffitt

Book Reviews

June Melby Benowitz. Challenge & Change: Right-Wing Women, Grassroots Activism & the Baby Boom Generation. Gainesville: University Press of Florida, 2015. 368 pp. Cloth $74.95. Adam Laats

Thomas L. Bynum. NAACP Youth and the Fight for Black Freedom, 1936–1965. Knoxville: University of Tennessee Press, 2013. 226 pp. Paperback $24.95. Jon N. Hale

Ronald W. Evans. Schooling Corporate Citizens: How Accountability Reform Has Damaged Civic Education and Undermined Democracy. New York: Routledge, 2015. 290 pp. Paperback $52.95. Cloth $155.00. Chara Haeussler Bohan

Roger L. Geiger. The History of American Higher Education: Learning and Culture from the Founding to World War II. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2014. 564 pp. Cloth $35.00. Andrea Walton

Adam Laats. The Other School Reformers: Conservative Activism in American Education. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2015. 313 pp. Cloth $39.95.

Sevan G. Terzian and Patrick A. Ryan, editors. American Education in Popular Media: From the Blackboard to the Silver Screen. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2015. 229 pp. Cloth $100.00. Mary m. Dalton

Wayne A. Wiegand. Part of Our Lives: A People’s History of the American Public Library. New York: Oxford University Press, 2015. 331 pp. Cloth $34.95. Patricia Stovey

Timothy J. Williams. Intellectual Manhood: University, Self, and Society in the Antebellum South. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2015. 284 pp. Paper $39.95. John G. McCurdy

History of Education Quarterly – v. 56, n. 2 (2016)