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Unformatted text preview: e provided primary education for a literate,
mobile, industrial society.
Realgymnasian and Oberrealschulen begin to replace
the old Gymnasian.
New emphasis on the natural sciences and technical
subjects instead of Latin and Greek.
Expansion of Higher Education 28,000 students in 1890; over 60,000 in 1914. Technische Hochschulen (‘Technical Colleges’) focus on
vocational subjects such as engineering.
vocational The ‘New Woman’?
The ‘New Woman’? Traditionally
fundamentally unsuited to public life
predisposed towards a domestic and
1865: The Allgemeiner Deutsche
Frauenverein (General Association of
German Women) founded.
1894: The ADF replaced by the Bund
(Federation of German Women’s
Increasing demand from the middle
classes for more educational and
employment opportunities for single...
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