Democracy in the Early Republic

Cornell, Saul. The Other Founders: Anti-Federalism and the Dissenting Tradition in America, 1788-1828. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1999.

Engels, Jeremy. Enemyship: Democracy and Counter-Revolution in the Early Republic. East Lansing: Michigan State University Press, 2010.

Mercieca, Jennifer R. Founding Fictions. Tuscaloosa: University of Alabama Press, 2010.

Schudson, Michael, The Good Citizen: A History of American Civic Life. New York: The Free Press, 1998.

On Horace Mann and the Common School Movement

Barnard, Henry. Memoirs of Teachers, Educators, and Promoters and Benefactors of Education, Literature, and Science, vol. 1, 2nd ed. New York: F.C. Brownell, 1861.

Beneke, Chris. “The Idea of Integration in the Age of Horace Mann.” In Inequity in Education: A Historical Perspective. Ed. Debra Meyers and Burke Miller. Lanham, MD: Lexington Books, 2009.

Cremin, Lawrence A. American Education: The National Experience, 1783-1876. New York: Harper & Row, 1980.

Goldstein, Dana. The Teacher Wars: A History of America’s Most Embattled Profession. New York: Doubleday, 2014.

Hinsdale, Burke Aaron. Horace Mann and The Common School Revival in the United States. New York: Charles Scribner’s Sons, 1898.

Katz, Michael B. The Irony of Early School Reform: Educational Innovation in Mid-Nineteenth Century Massachusetts. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1968.

Katz, Michael B. Reconstructing American Education. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1987.

Kendall, Kathleen Edgar. “Education as the ‘Balance Wheel of the Social Machinery’: Horace Mann’s Arguments and Proofs.” Quarterly Journal of Speech 54 (1968): 13-21.

Mann, Horace. Lectures on Education. Boston, MA: Ide & Dutton, 1855.

Messerli, Jonathan. Horace Mann: A Biography. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1972.

Reese, William J. Testing Wars in the Public Schools: A Forgotten History. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2013.

Schultz, Stanley K. The Culture Factory: Boston Public Schools, 1789-1860. New York: Oxford University Press, 1973.

Taylor, Bob Pepperman. Horace Mann’s Troubling Legacy: The Education of Democratic Citizens. Lawrence: University Press of Kansas, 2010.

Walsh, Julie M. The Intellectual Origins of Mass Parties and Mass Schools in the Jacksonian Period: Creating a Conformed Citizenry. New York: Garland Publishing, 1998.

Public Education in American Society

Bankston III, Carl L., and Stephen J. Caldas. Public Education: America’s Civil Religion; A Social History. New York: Teachers College Press, 2009.

Brown, Richard D. The Strength of a People: The Idea of an Informed Citizenry in America, 1650-1870. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1996.

Steffes, Tracy L. School, Society, & State: A New Education to Govern Modern America, 1890-1940. Chicago, IL: University of Chicago Press, 2012.

Tyack, David B., and Larry Cuban. Tinkering Toward Utopia: A Century of Public School Reform. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1995.

Westbrook, Robert B. “Public Schooling and American Democracy.” In Democracy, Education, and the Schools. Ed. Roger Soder. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass Publishers, 1996.

Rhetoric and Education

Eberly, Rosa A. “Rhetoric and the Anti-Logos Doughball: Teaching Deliberating Bodies the Practices of Democracy.” Rhetoric & Public Affairs 5 (2002): 287-300.

Hlavacik, Mark. “The Democratic Origins of Teachers’ Union Rhetoric: Margaret Haley’s Speech at the 1904 NEA Convention.” Rhetoric & Public Affairs 15 (2012): 499-524.

Longaker, Mark Garrett. Rhetoric and the Republic: Politics, Civic Discourse, and Education in Early America. Tuscaloosa: The University of Alabama Press, 2007.

Marshall, Margaret J. Contesting Cultural Rhetorics: Public Discourse and Education, 1890-1900. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1995.

McIntush, Holly G. “Defining Education: The Rhetorical Enactment of Ideology in A Nation at Risk.” Rhetoric & Public Affairs 3 (2000): 419-443.

Phillips, Kendall. Testing Controversy: A Rhetoric of Educational Reform. Cresskill, NJ: Hampton Press, 2004.

Audio-Visual Materials

“Education.” PBS Frontline Programs, http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/pages/frontline/education/.

Jordan, Adam. “Horace Mann’s Impact on Education.” Education Portal, http://education-portal.com/academy/lesson/horace-manns-impact-on-education.html#lesson.

Robinson, Ken. “RSA Animate – Changing Education Paradigms.” The Royal Society for the Encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zDZFcDGpL4U.

On-Line Resources

Mann, Horace, ed. The Common School Journal, vol. I. Boston, MA: Marsh, Capen, Lyon, and Webb, 1839. Google eBook, http://books.google.com/books/about/Common_School_Journal.html?id=io2gAAAAMAAJ.

Mann, Horace. Annual Reports on Education. Ed. Mary Peabody Mann. Boston, MA: Horace B. Fuller, 1868. Open Library, https://archive.org/details/annualreportson00manngoog.

Mann, Mary Tyler Peabody. The Life of Horace Mann. Boston, MA: Walker, Fuller, and Company, 1865. Google eBook, http://books.google.com/books/about/Life_of_Horace_Mann.html?id=qZRDAAAAIAAJ.

Massachusetts Department of Education. Horace Mann Centennial: 1837-1937, Suggestions for Suitable Commemoration by the Schools of Massachusetts of the One Hundredth Anniversary of the Establishment of the Board of Education in Massachusetts, and the Election of Horace Mann as its First Secretary. Boston, MA: Walter A. Smith Company, 1937. Google eBook, http://books.google.com/books/about/Horace_Mann_Centennial.html?id=cDZCAAAAIAAJ.

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