3 of 3 Parts. Lawrence Arthur Cremin (1925-1990), U.S. Educational Historian, Career, Publications, Reviews of Major Works, Criticism, Obituaries.

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3 of 3 Parts. “Lawrence Arthur Cremin (1925-1990), U.S. Educational Historian, Career, Publications, Reviews of Major Works, Criticism, Obituaries,” By Franklin Parker and Betty J. Parker, bfparker@frontiernet.net

Foote, Timothy. Book World (Washington Post) , Vol. 18, No. 13 (March 27, 1988), p. 6.

“Forum: The Metropolitan Experience in American Education,” History of Education Quarterly, Vol. 29, No. 3 (Fall 1989), pp. 419-446.

Gutmann, Amy. New York Times Book Review, Vol. 93 (May 8, 1988), p. 17.

James, Thomas. Journal of American History, Vol. 75, No. 4 (March 1989), pp. 1340-1341.

Kirkus Reviews, Vol. 56, No. 2 (January 15, 1988), p. 99.

Lazerson, Marvin. “Lawrence Cremin and the American Dilemma,” American Journal of Education, Vol. 99, No. 1 (November 1990), pp. 95-104.

NEA Today, Vol. 7, No. 2 (October 1988), p. 19 (1).

Publishers Weekly, Vol. 237, No. 4 (January 26, 1990), p. 4l4.

Reese, William J. Christian Science Monitor, Vol. 80 (June 3, 1988), p. B4.

Reimen, Jacqueline. Journal of American Studies, Vol. 23, No. 2 (August 1989), pp. 332-334.

Rodgers, Daniel T. Journal of Social History, Vol. 23, No. 2 (Winter 1989), pp. 388-391.

Solberg, Winton U. Church History, Vol. 59, No. 1 (March 1990), pp. 128-130.

Stuttaford, Genevieve. Publishers Weekly, Vol. 233, No. 4 (January 29, 1988), pp. 419-420.

Sutherland, Neil. Educational Studies, Vol. 21, No. 3 (Fall 1990), pp. 315-318.

Veysey, Laurence. American Historical Review, Vol. 95, No. 1 (February 1990), p. 285.

Virginia Quarterly Review, Vol. 64, No. 4 (Autumn 1988), p. 116.

1990: Popular Education and Its Discontents. New York: Harper and Row.

Best, John Hardin. History of Education Quarterly, Vol. 31, No. 1 (Spring 1991), pp. 179-181.

Blair, Christine E. Religious Education, Vol. 86, No. 3 (Summer 1991), pp. 487-488.

Carbone, M.J. Choice, Vol. 27, Nos. 11/12 (July/August 1990), pp. 1867-1868.

Cremin, Lawrence A. “The ‘Ideal’ of Popular Education” (Excerpts from Popular Education and Its Discontents), Education Week, Vol. 9, No. 23 (February 28, 1990), p. 30.

Digilio, Alice. “Making Schools Work,” Book World (Washington Post), Vol. 20, No. 21 (May 27, 1990), p. 4.

Haber, Samuel. Journal of American History, Vol. 77, No. 4 (March 1991), p. 1414.

Howe, Harold, II. Teachers College Record, Vol. 92, No. 2 (Winter 1990), pp. 316-319.

Publishers Weekly, Vol. 236, No. 21 (November 24, 1989), p. 65.

Reference & Research Book News, Vol. 5, No. 3 (June 1990), p. 25.

Weakland, Allen. Booklist, Vol. 86, No. 10 (January 15, 1990), p. 957.

Reviews of the Combined 3 Volumes of American Education

Dyer, Thomas G. “Review Essay: From Colony to Metropolis: Lawrence Cremin on the History of American Education,” Review of Higher Education, Vol. 13, No. 2 (Winter 1990), pp. 237-244.

Hawes, Joseph M., and N. Ray Hiner. Children in Historical and Comparative Perspective: An International Handbook and Research Guide. New York: Greenwood Press, 1991, p. 503.

Herbst, Jurgen. “Cremin’s American Paideia,” American Scholar, Vol. 60, No. 1 (Winter 1991), pp. 128-129, 132-134, 136-138, 140. (Also reviewed Popular Education and Its Discontents.)

Articles and Speech by (or Interviews with) Cremin

Cremin, Lawrence A. “Curriculum Making in the United States,” Teachers College Record, Vol. 73, No. 2 (1971), pp. 207-220.

_________________. “The Decline and Fall of Progressive Education,” in Background Readings: The White House Conference on Education, July 20-21, 1965. Washington, DC: U.S. Office of Education,1965, pp. 58-60.

_________________. “The Ecology of American Education,” New York University Quarterly, Vol. 3, No. 3 (Spring 1972), pp. 2-5.

_________________. “The Education of the Educating Professions,” Research Bulletin (Horace Mann-Lincoln Institute), Vol. 18, No. 3 (1978), pp. 1-8 (Charles W. Hunt Lecture given at the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education, February 21, 1978. ERIC ED 148 829); American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education, The Knowledge Base for the Preparation of Education Personnel, Yearbook 1978, Volume 1. Washington, DC: AACTE, 1978, pp. 3-24.

_________________. “Family-Community Linkages in American Education: Some Comments on the Recent Historiography,” Teachers College Record, Vol. 79, No. 4 (May 1978), pp. 683-704.

_________________. “The Free School Movement–A Perspective (Discussion and Postcript),” Notes on Education, No. 2 (October 1973), pp.1-11; Today’s Education, Vol. 63, No. 3 (1974), pp. 71-74; also in Alternatives in Education; Infopac No. 8. Washington, DC: National Education Association, 1974.

_________________. “Further Notes Toward a Theory of Education,” Notes on Education (Institute of Philosophy and Politics of Education, Teachers College, Columbia University), No. 4 (March 1974), pp. 1-11.

_________________. “George S. Counts as a Teacher: A Reminiscence,” Teaching Education, Vol. 2, No. 2 (Winter 1988), pp. 28-31.

_________________. “John Dewey and the Progressive Education Movement,” The School Review, Vol. 67, No. 2 (Summer 1959), pp. 160-173.

_________________. “Looking Back,” National Elementary Principal, Vol. 52, No. 6 (1973), pp. 8-13.

_________________. “The Popularization of American Education Since World War II,” Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society, Vol. 129, No. 2 (1985), pp. 113-120.

_________________. “The Problematics of Education in the 1980s: Some Reflections on the Oxford Workshop,” Oxford Review of Education, Vol. 9, No. 1 (1983), pp. 9-20.

_________________. “The Progressive Movement in American Education: A Perspective,” Harvard Educational Review, Vol. 27, No. 4 (Fall 1957), pp. 251-270.

_________________. “Public Education and the Education of the Public,” Teachers College Record, Vol. 77, No. 1 (September, 1975), pp. 1-12. Reprinted in History, Education, and Public Policy, edited by Donald R. Warren. Berkeley, CA: McCutchan Publishing Corp., 1978, pp.22-34, 49-50.

_________________. “School is Only One of the Nation’s Teachers,” New York Times (November 14, 1976), p. 30.

_________________. “History: ‘A Lamp To Light the Present,'” (an interview), Education Week, Vol. 7, No. 25 (March 16, 1988), pp. 5, 20.

Friedman, John. “Striving Towards Quality and Equality in Education,” American Educator, Vol. 2, No. 2 (1978), pp. 17-19.

Houts, Paul L. “A Conversation with Lawrence A. Cremin,” National Elementary Principal, Vol 54, No. 3 (1975), pp. 22-35.

Ryan, Kevin et al. “An Interview with Lawrence A. Cremin,” Phi Delta Kappan, Vol. 60, No. 2 (October 1978), pp. 112-116.

Westerhoff, John [interview with Lawrence A. Cremin]. “Freeing Ourselves from the Mythmakers,” Myth and Reality: A Reader in Education. Glenn Smith and Charles R. Kniker, editors. Boston: Allyn and Bacon, 1975, pp. 4-11.

Writings About Cremin

Angelo, Richard. “Ironies of the Romance and the Romance with Irony: Some Notes on Stylization in the Historiography of American Education Since 1960.” Paper read at the Canadian History of Education Association and the United States History of Education Society Joint Meeting, October 14-16, 1983.
Bremer, John. “John Dewey and Lawrence Cremin’s Public Education,” National Elementary Principal, Vol. 56, No. 1 (1976), pp. 32-38.

Buder, Leonard. “New History of Education in U.S. Under Way with Carnegie Aid,” New York Times (February 23, 1965).

Button, Warren. “Creating More Useable Pasts: History in the Study of Education.” Paper read at American Educational Research Association, March 27-31, 1987. ERIC ED 155 088.

Butts, R. Freeman. “Public Education and Political Community,” History, Education, and Public Policy, edited by Donald R. Warren. Berkeley, CA: McCutchan Publishing Corp., 1978, pp. 90-108, 113-115.

Cohen, Sol. “History of Education as a Field of Study: An Essay on Recent Historiography of American Education.” History, Education, and Public Policy, edited by Donald R.Warren. Berkeley, CA: McCutchan Publishing Corp., 1978, pp. 35-49, 50-53.

Cohen, Sol. “The History of the History of American Education, 1900-1976: The Uses of the Past,” Harvard Educational Review, Vol. 46, No. 3 (August 1976), pp. 298-330.

Hechinger, Fred M. “A Warning on the Decline of Quality in Teacher Education,” New York Times, June 16, 198l.

________________. “Lawrence Cremin: Looking Toward the Heights,” Saturday Review/World, Vol. 2, No. 3 (October 19, 1974), pp. 54-55.

Hiner, N. Ray. “History of Education for the 1990s and Beyond: The Case for Academic Imperialism,” History of Education Quarterly, Vol. 30, No. 2 (Summer 1990), pp. 137-160.

Hodysh, Henry W. “T.S. Kuhn’s Idea of Progress and Its Implications for Theory Choice in the Historiography of Education,” Journal of Educational Thought, Vol. 18, No. 3 (December 1984), pp. 136-151.

Horlick, Allan Stanley. “Landmarks in the Literature: The Rewriting of American Educational History,” New York University Quarterly, Vol. 5, No. 4 (1974), pp. 25-28.

McLachlan, James. “Lawrence Cremin on American Higher Education: A Review Essay,” History of Higher Education Annual, Vol. 8 (1988). Evanston, IL: School of Education and Social Policy, Northwestern University, 1988.

Parker, Franklin. “Lawrence Arthur Cremin (1925-90), U.S. Educational Historian and President, Teachers College, Columbia University (l974-84): Contributions to Higher Education.” Academic Profiles in Higher Education. Edited by James J. Van Patten. Lewiston, NY: Edwin Mellen Press, 1992, pp. 277-305. Same in CORE (Collected Original Resources in Education), XVI, No. 32 (June, 1992), Fiche 1 AO4.

Randolph, Scott Kellogg. (Ed.D.). “An Analysis of the Committee on the Role of Education in American History and Lawrence Cremin’s Revisionist View on the Nature of History of American Education.” Rutgers, The State University, 1976. Unpublished doctoral dissertation. 181 pp.

Ravitch, Diane. The Revisionists Revised: A Critique of the Radical Attack on the Schools. New York: Basic Books, 1977.

Schlossman, Steven L. “Family as Educator, Parent Education, and the Perennial Family Crisis.” Paper read at the Parents as Educators Conference, November 19-21, 1978. ERIC ED 187 425.

Shapiro, H. Tsvi. “Functionalism, Ideology, and the Theory of Schooling: A Review of Studies in the History of American Education,” Paedagogica Historica, Vol. 22, No. 1-2 (1982), pp. 157-172.

______________. “Society in the History of Educational Change: A Brief Review of Studies by Bernard Bailyn and Lawrence Cremin,” Educational Theory, Vol. 28, No. 3 (Summer 1978), pp. 186-193.

Sloan, Douglas. “Historiography and the History of Education,” Review of Research in Education, 1. Fred M. Kerlinger, editor. Itasca, IL: F. E. Peacock Publishers, 1973, pp. 239-269.

Urban, Wayne J. “Historiography,” Encyclopedia of Educational Research, Fifth Edition. Harold E. Mitzel, Editor in Chief. Vol. 2. New York: Free Press, 1982, pp. 791-793.

Warren, Donald R. “History of Education,” Encyclopedia of Educational Research, Fifth Edition. Harold E. Mitzel, Editor in Chief. Vol. 2. New York: Free Press, 1982, pp. 808-817.

Wilson, Andrea. “Two Partnership Models Aimed at Easing Transition from School to the World of Work.” Paper read at the National Conference on Urban Education, November 18-21, 1978. ERIC ED 179 653.

Biographical Sketches of Cremin

“Cremin, Lawrence A(rthur),” Contemporary Authors: A Bio-Bibliographical Guide to Current Authors and Their Works. Ann Evory, editor. Vols. 33-36. First Revision. Detroit: Gale Research Co., 1978, p. 216.

_____, Contemporary Authors: A Bio-Bibliographical Guide to Current Authors and Their Works. Hal May and James G. Lesniak, editors. New Revision Series, Vol. 29. Detroit: Gale Research Co., 1990, pp. 100-101.

_____, Directory of American Scholars, Eighth Edition, Vol. 1. New York: R.R. Bowker Co., 1982, p. 157.

_____, International Who’s Who 1990-91 Fifty-Fourth Edition. London: Europa Publications Ltd., 1990, p. 345.

_____, Who’s Who in America, 1990-91, 46th Edition, Vol. l. Wilmette, IL: Marquis Who’s Who, 1990, p. 705.

_____, Who’s Who in World Jewry: A Biographical Dictionary of Outstanding Jews. I. Carmin Karpman, editor. Tel-Aviv, Israel: Olive Books of Israel, 1978, p. 178.

Obituaries and Memoirs of Cremin

Lagemann, Ellen Condliffe, and Patricia Albjerg Graham. Lawrence A. Cremin (October 31, 1925-September 4, 1990), A Biographical Memoir. Washington, DC: National Academy of Education, 1992 (brief version in Educational Researcher, Vol. 20, No. 5 [June-July 1991], pp. 27-29.

Lawrence A. Cremin, October 31, 1925-September 4, 1990. A Memorial Tribute. New York: St. Paul’s Chapel, Columbia University, Sunday, September 30, 1990. Tributes by David L. Cremin [son], David S. Tatel, Harold J. Noah, and Ellen Condliffe Lagemann.

“Lawrence A. Cremin,” New York Times, September 5, 1990, p. D21.

“Lawrence A. Cremin,” New York Times Biographical Service, Vol. 21 (September 1990), p. 809.

“Lawrence A. Cremin, October 31, 1925-September 4, 1990,” TC Today, Vol. 18, No. 1 (Fall 1990), pp. 1, 5.

“Prize-winning Author Cremin Dies at Age 64,” Education Week, Vol. 10, No. 2 (September 12, 1990), p. 4.

Ravitch, Diane. “Lawrence A. Cremin (October 31, 1925-September 4, 1990),” Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society, Vol. 135, No. 4 (December 1991), pp. 599-603.

Ravitch, Diane. “Lawrence A. Cremin,” The American Scholar, Vol. 61, No. 1 (Winter 1992), pp. 83-89.

U.S. Educational Historiography Bearing on Cremin

Bailyn, Bernard. Education in the Forming of American Society: Needs and Opportunities for Study. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1960.

Buck, Paul H. et al. The Role of Education in American History. New York: Fund for the Advancement of Education, 1957.

Committee on the Role of Education in American History. Education and American History. New York: Fund for the Advancement of Education, 1965.

Kaestle, Carl F. “Conflict and Consensus Revisited: Notes Toward a Reinterpretation of American Educational History,” Harvard Educational Review, Vol. 46, No. 3 (August 1976), pp. 390-396.

Warren, Donald R., ed. History, Education, and Public Policy. Berkeley, CA: McCutchan Publishing Corp., 1978.

[References in articles that list Cremin’s books are in Social Sciences Citation Index, A to Z, 1A (January to April, 1992), column 1424, and in earlier SSCI indexes.].

END OF MANUSCRIPT. Corrections and suggestions to bfparker@frontiernet.net

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