|aThe struggle for the American curriculum, 1893-1958 /|cHerbert M. Kliebard.
|aNew York, NY :|bRoutledgeFalmer,|c2004.
|axxii, 330 p. :|bill. ;|c24 cm.
|aIncludes bibliographical references (p. -316) and index.
|aCurriculum ferment in the 1890s -- The curriculum versus the child -- The curriculum of the Dewey School -- Scientific curriculum-making and the rise of social efficiency as an educational ideal -- Some subject realignment and the triumph of vocationalism -- From home-project to experience curriculum -- The Great Depression and the heyday of social meliorism -- The hybridization of the curriculum -- The mounting challenge to the subject curriculum -- The state of school subjects at midcentury -- Life adjustment education and the end of an era.