History of Education Review: Volume 51 Issue 2


The official journal of the Australian and New Zealand History of Education Society

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The history of knowledge and the history of education

Joel Barnes, Tamson Pietsch

The purpose of this article is to introduce the themed section of History of Education Review on “The History of Knowledge and the History of Education”, comprising four empirical…

Aboriginal knowledge, the history classroom and the Australian university

Nell Musgrove, Naomi Wolfe

This article considers the impact of competing knowledge structures in teaching Australian Indigenous history to undergraduate university students and the possibilities of…

Unity lost. Negotiating the ancient roots of Pedagogy in Sweden, 1865–1971

Isak Hammar, Hampus Östh Gustafsson

The purpose of this article is to investigate attempts to safeguard classical humanism in secondary schools by appealing to a cultural-historical link with Antiquity, voiced in…


Follow the breath: mindfulness as travelling pedagogy

Remy Low

This article considers the ethical and political significance of mindfulness by treating it as a pedagogy – that is, as a way of cultivating particular human capacities in…

From classical political economy to “Indian Economics”: a case of contestation and adaptation in universities in colonial India

Sharmin Khodaiji

By the mid-19th century the British colonial state introduced liberal education to India. Amongst various disciplines, political economy illustrates the concerns of the colonial…

“Resurrecting the glorious tradition”: Spanish liberalism’s controversy regarding the university, academic freedom and secular knowledge in the late 19th-century

María Muñoz Sanz-Agero, Carl Antonius Lemke Duque

This study provides a new look at the late 19th-century university issue in Spain. Loss of self-government among universities and the state’s centralization brought a conflict…

The boarding school testimony of Charlotte Brontë

Christine Trimingham Jack

Charlotte Brontë integrated her own and her sisters' traumatic boarding school experiences into her novel, Jane Eyre (1847) as a way of expressing her anger through…

“A time for noble enthusiasms”: schools and Anzac commemoration, 1916–1918

Mark Cryle

The purpose of this paper is to examine Anzac Day commemoration in schools during World War 1.

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