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Published: 15 September 2020

312 Pages | 0

6 1/8 x 9 1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780190085155

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The Common School Awakening

Religion and the Transatlantic Roots of American Public Education

David Komline

  • Explores how Christianity played a defining role in systematizing and professionalizing American education
  • Demonstrates the importance of networking across states, countries, and Christian denominations in the emergence of public school
  • Based on previously untapped archival material in the United States, France, and Germany