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Marion A. Kaplan

in Jewish Daily Life in Germany, 1618-1945

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195171648
eISBN:
9780199871346
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195171648.003.0016
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter shows how the experiences of Jewish children, teens, and young adults in the German education system had a critical impact on how they formed their identities as Jews and as Germans. ... More


Measuring the World: Exploration, Empire and the Reform of the Royal Geographical Society, c. 1874–93

Max Jones

in The Organisation of Knowledge in Victorian Britain

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263266
eISBN:
9780191734854
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263266.003.0014
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter discusses the relationship between geography, exploration and empire. It focuses on the Royal Geographical Society (RGS) and how it influenced the organisation of knowledge in Victorian ... More


Training for world citizenship: internationalist education between the wars

Helen McCarthy

in The British People and the League of Nations: Democracy, Citizenship and Internationalism, c. 1918–45

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719086168
eISBN:
9781781702659
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719086168.003.0005
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter reviews the League of Nations Union's (LNU) popular support in Britain's schools, adult education bodies and universities. The campaign to internationalise the school curriculum was ... More


Indigenizing Colonial Power and the Return to China

Law Wing Sang

in Collaborative Colonial Power: The Making of the Hong Kong Chinese

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099296
eISBN:
9789882206755
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099296.003.0008
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter examines the discursive shifts and displacements that led to a complex configuration of identity politics between Hong Kong and China. It argues that although the change of political ... More


Education Reform: The Christmas Miracle

Charles C. Bolton

in William F. Winter and the New Mississippi: A Biography

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617037870
eISBN:
9781621039488
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617037870.003.0012
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter describes Winter’s efforts to reform the public education system. Winter believed that better public schools and a more educated citizenry were necessary to create a stronger state ... More


‘First-Character. Second-Physique. Third-Intelligence.’ 1828–1869

David Turner

in The Old Boys: The Decline and Rise of the Public School

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780300189926
eISBN:
9780300213133
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300189926.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter describes the British public school system from 1828 to 1869. The early Victorian period was marked by the efforts of reformers to save the public school movement. Ultimately, the ... More


The Educational System around 1310

Neslihan Şenocak

in The Poor and the Perfect: The Rise of Learning in the Franciscan Order, 1209-1310

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450570
eISBN:
9780801464249
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450570.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

Franciscan educational organization experienced rapid change throughout the thirteenth century paralleling the Order's spectacular expansion in both recruits and new provinces, changes in the ... More


Children and Youth in a New Nation

James Marten (ed.)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814757420
eISBN:
9780814759851
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814757420.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

In the early years of the Republic, as Americans tried to determine what it meant to be an American, they also wondered what it meant to be an American child. A defensive, even fearful, approach to ... More


Social Order in the Colonial City

Philippe M. F. Peycam

in The Birth of Vietnamese Political Journalism: Saigon, 1916-1930

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231158503
eISBN:
9780231528047
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231158503.003.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter recounts the pre-colonial to colonial environment of Vietnam under the French rule. Before the arrival of the French in 1859, Saigon had already become the political, commercial, and ... More


The Old Boys: The Decline and Rise of the Public School

David Turner

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780300189926
eISBN:
9780300213133
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300189926.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

To many in the United Kingdom, the British public school remains the disliked and mistrusted embodiment of privilege and elitism. They have educated many of the country's top bankers and politicians ... More


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