The Struggle for the American Curriculum: 1893-1958

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Professor Kliebard explores the subtle and complex forces that helped to shape the contemporary American curriculum, focusing on the years 1893 to 1958.

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Herbert M. Kliebard is Professor Emeritus of Educational Policy Studies and Curriculum and Instruction at the University of Wisconsin at Madison. He is the author of Schooled to Work: Vocationalism and the American Curriculum, 1876-1946.

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"...destined to become a contemporary curriculum classic...It behooves curriculum leaders and scholars to know the precedent that they can build upon by reading this book." -- Educational Leadership - 1/87

"Kleibard's The Struggle for the American Curriculum provides a vaulable guide for understanding the educational controversies of the period." -- History of Education Quarterly - spring 87

"Our understanding of the curriculum and its makers is increased immensely by this work." -- Educational Studies

"The theme is thought provoking and the historical perspective would be useful to students beginning their studies of curriculum..." -- Journal of Educational Administration and History - 1/87

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