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Jean-Luc Le Cam 1 
1 CRBC Brest - Centre de recherche bretonne et celtique
UBO - Université de Brest, IBSHS - Institut Brestois des Sciences de l'Homme et de la Société
Abstract : Using the Latin schools of the duchy of Brunswick-Wolfenbütten as a basis for our study, this paper contrasts the prescriptive rules with the actual offers and practices observed in seventeenth century textbooks and readings. Towards the end of the Thirty Years’ War, this territory instigated, with the help of the University of Helmstedt, a school reform that is particularly well documented. The aim was primarily the standardization of textbooks and readings in the context of a restoration of the humanistic curriculum. The general school inspection, which was founded for this purpose and to serve as a continued control, provides in his reports an account of the difficulties and the successes of this policy. The study of the production of school textbooks in the area shows the importance of a regional and affordable offer for this standardization. The canon of school readings has been reconstructed on the basis of the inspection reports and the factors explaining the distance between the school ordinance and actual practice are evaluated. The reports also provide revealing insights into the way teachers used the books and their fundamental importance in the educational process. However, only occasional glimpses of the students’ point of view can be gleaned from rare inscriptions in their books
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Jean-Luc Le Cam. Einführung. Stephanie Hellekamps, Jean-Luc Le Cam, Anne Conrad. Schulbücher in der vormodernen Unterrichtpraxis, pp.121-152, 2012. ⟨hal-01165603⟩



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