The New Program of Physical Education for Girls in Prussian Secondary Schools
by Thomas Alexander & Virginia Rath - 1927
THE War has forced changes upon all nations. Germany, influenced perhaps by her nominal defeat, has admitted defects in her education of women and has undertaken radical changes. Until shortly before the War, the girls of Germany were too much included in the educational program planned for their brothers up to the age of eighteen. There military life claimed the boys. The girls were forced to procure their physical training in schools dominated by the type of gymnastics found in the boys' schools which reflected the needs of army life and training.
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