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Historical Studies in Education Fall 2014 (vol. 26, no. 2)

Jason Ellis

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Paul Axelrod    Editor/Rédacteur


"One Great Epic Unfolding": H.G. Wells and the Interwar Debate on the Teaching of History”

Ken Osborne

Applying to be ‘Industrial Soldiers’: The Letters of Young Women Wanting to Train as Chemistry Laboratory Technicians, 1942-1944

Amber Lloydlangston    

L’École normale Saint-Joseph de Hull, 1909-1968 : 60 ans de formation d’institutrices

Andrée Dufour                

Reading Camps and Travelling Libraries in New Ontario, 1900-1905

Lorne D. Bruce

How to Teach English to Immigrant Children: Canadian Pedagogical Theory and Practice, 1910-1960

R. D. Gidney, W.P.J. Millar           

Bibliography of Canadian Educational History / Bibliographie d’histoire de l’éducation canadienne      

Kristin Hall          


Book Reviews/Compte rendus

Jack D. Cecillon, Prayers, Petitions, and Protests: The Catholic Church and the Ontario Schools Crisis in the Windsor Border Region, 1910–1928                            

by Françoise Noël           

Jocelyn Létourneau, Je me souviens ? Le passé du Québec dans la conscience de sa jeunesse   

by Harold Bérubé            

William J. Reese, Testing Wars in the Public Schools: A Forgotten History              

by Harry Smaller              

Robert Gagnon et Urgel-Eugène Archambault, Une vie au service de l’instruction publique         

by David D'Arrisso           

Kerry Alcorn, Border Crossings: U.S. Culture and Education in Saskatchewan, 1905-1937

by Anthony Di Mascio   

Ruth Compton Brouwer, Canada's Global Villagers: CUSO in Development, 1961-86         

by Tara Brookfield          

Edward Shorter, Partnership For Excellence: Medicine at the University of Toronto and Academic Hospitals        

by Erika Dyck     

Kate Rousmaniere, The Principal’s Office: A Social History of the American School Principal          

by Thomas Fleming        

Diane Ravitch, Reign of Error: The Hoax of the Privatization Movement and the Danger to American Public Schools          

by Kate Dubensky          

Christopher J. Greig, Ontario Boys: Masculinity and the Idea of Boyhood in Postwar Ontario, 1945-1960

by Jason Reid    

Verna Kirkness, Creating Space: My Life and Work in Indigenous Education         

by Charlotte Henay