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The Resource Schooling, the Puritan imperative, and the molding of an American national identity : education's "errand into the wilderness", Douglas McKnight

Schooling, the Puritan imperative, and the molding of an American national identity : education's "errand into the wilderness", Douglas McKnight

Label
Schooling, the Puritan imperative, and the molding of an American national identity : education's "errand into the wilderness"
Title
Schooling, the Puritan imperative, and the molding of an American national identity
Title remainder
education's "errand into the wilderness"
Statement of responsibility
Douglas McKnight
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Present-day America is perceived by many as immersed in a moral crisis. This text explores the relationship between the purposes of education and the notion of an American identity and morality rooted in the Puritan concept of an "errand into the wilderness."
Member of
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
McKnight, Douglas
Dewey number
370.11/4
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
LC311
LC item number
.M24 2003eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Studies in curriculum theory
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Moral education
  • Education
  • National characteristics, American
  • EDUCATION
  • Education
  • Moral education
  • National characteristics, American
  • United States
Label
Schooling, the Puritan imperative, and the molding of an American national identity : education's "errand into the wilderness", Douglas McKnight
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 151-159) and indexes
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The Puritan Gift: The Historical Condition of Writing the Symbolic Narrative of America -- Puritan Moral Symbols: Errand Into the Wilderness and the Jeremiad Ritual -- Finding Order and Balance Between Faith and Reason Through Educational Maps -- Inheriting the Errand: Hopes and Fears of the Anglo-Protestant Middle Class -- The New Discourses of Education: "Reason" to Preserve the Moral Imperative -- Public Education as Moral Transcendence: William Torrey Harris and the Errand Impulse -- Moral Crisis of America and Its Schools: Return of the Jeremiad Ritual
Control code
52724109
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiii, 165 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781283641838
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)52724109
Label
Schooling, the Puritan imperative, and the molding of an American national identity : education's "errand into the wilderness", Douglas McKnight
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 151-159) and indexes
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The Puritan Gift: The Historical Condition of Writing the Symbolic Narrative of America -- Puritan Moral Symbols: Errand Into the Wilderness and the Jeremiad Ritual -- Finding Order and Balance Between Faith and Reason Through Educational Maps -- Inheriting the Errand: Hopes and Fears of the Anglo-Protestant Middle Class -- The New Discourses of Education: "Reason" to Preserve the Moral Imperative -- Public Education as Moral Transcendence: William Torrey Harris and the Errand Impulse -- Moral Crisis of America and Its Schools: Return of the Jeremiad Ritual
Control code
52724109
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiii, 165 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781283641838
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)52724109

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