High Education for the male population in the state Prussia and in the Prussian Districts, 1832 to 1941

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Müller, Detlef K.
  • Hermann, Ulrich G.
  • Zymek, Bernd
Publication Date
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  • ZA:
    • Historical Studies Data
Free Keywords
Schema: TheSoz
secondary school (Gymnasium); pupil; secondary school graduation certificate; career aspiration; program of study; Prussia; number of pupils
  • Abstract

    This data collection of the data handbook on the German history of education displays the basic and structural data of the males’ population higher education of the state Prussia and of the Prussian districts. The second part of this handbook on regional differentiation and system-formation on national level (“Regionale Differenzierung und gesamtstaatliche Systembildung“) continues the publication of the basic research results of the research group for the quantitative and structural development of the German education system in the 19th and 20th century at the University of Bochum and Göttingen. Data tables in HISTAT (Topic: Bildung und Wissenschaft) The tables provide selected statistical information on the development of the secondary schools in the state of Prussia and 14 Prussian districts. For each reference area 8 tables are compiled, which serve both the documentation of basic data (absolute figures) and the analysis of the transformation of secondary schools (percentages). The tables are about the following topics: (1) The schools’ system profile (2) The pupils’ system profile (3) Denomination and circumstances of home (4) Class frequencies of high schools (5) Relative school attendance (6) Success rate of pupils in the third year of a high school (called Quartaner) (7) Pupils’ system profile in the first year of a high school (called Sextanter) (8) Abitur students (students who passed the final exams of the high school): final exams, age, and denomination. A. State Prussia B. Province Prussia C. Province East Prussia D. Province West Prussia E. Province Brandenburg (incl. Berlin) F. Berlin G. Province Pommerania H. Province Poznan I. Province Silesia J. Province Saxony K. Province Westfalia L. Rhine province M. Province Schleswig-Holstein N. Hannover O. Province Hesse – Nassau
Temporal Coverage
  • 1832 / 1941
Geographic Coverage
  • Historical German lands (-1871) (DQDE)
  • German Reich (1871-1945) (DXDE)
Time Dimension
  • Time Series
Collection Mode
  • Aggregation
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Text Unit
    Number of Units: 109
    Number of Variables: 3087
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA8478 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • 1 (Type: VerbundFDB)
  • Hermann, Ulrich G./Müller, Detlef K., 2003: Datenhandbuch zur deutschen Bildungsgeschichte. Band II: Höhere und mittlere Schulen. 2. Teil: Regionale Differenzierung und gesamtstaatliche Systembildung. Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, S. 149 - 461.

Update Metadata: 2021-04-07 | Issue Number: 90 | Registration Date: 2011-03-15