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‘Old Studies and New’: The Organisation of Knowledge in University Curriculum

John R. Gibbins

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/9780197263266.003.0011
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter focuses on the organisation of knowledge within the university and the transfer of power over curriculum. Universities make the ultimate decisions on how knowledge should be organised, ... More


Making Citizens

R. D. Anderson

in Education and the Scottish People 1750–1918

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205159
eISBN:
9780191676529
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205159.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter examines some of the ideological justifications for popular education put forward in Scotland in the late nineteenth century and their practical manifestations in the school curriculum ... More


Pre-university education, 1870–1921

D. H. AKENSON

in A New History of Ireland, Volume VI: Ireland Under the Union, II: 1870-1921

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199583744
eISBN:
9780191702365
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199583744.003.0018
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter examines the historical development in pre-university education in Ireland during the period from 1870 to 1922. This period was characterised by three brief flashes of optimism against a ... More


Higher Education, 1793–1908

SUSAN M. PARKES

in A New History of Ireland, Volume VI: Ireland Under the Union, II: 1870-1921

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199583744
eISBN:
9780191702365
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199583744.003.0019
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter discusses key developments in higher education in Ireland during the period from 1793 to 1908. It suggests that the development of Irish higher education in the nineteenth century was ... More


Lessons and Learning

Christina de Bellaigue

in Educating Women: Schooling and Identity in England and France, 1800-1867

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199289981
eISBN:
9780191710995
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199289981.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter discusses the instruction offered in girls' schools in early 19th-century England and France. In France, the period 1800-67 saw a broadening of the curriculum at most girls' schools. ... More


Modern History

Reba N. Soffer

in The History of the University of Oxford: Volume VII: Nineteenth-Century Oxford, Part 2

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199510177
eISBN:
9780191700972
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199510177.003.0014
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

In both curriculum and styles of teaching, Oxford University's School of History set the standard which was imitated at Cambridge University and throughout the British sphere of influence. Modern ... More


Trafalgar: Back on the Map of British Popular Culture? Assessing the 2005 Bicentenary

Mark Connelly

in History, Commemoration and National Preoccupation: Trafalgar 1805–2005

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264065
eISBN:
9780191734496
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264065.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter explores the current state of knowledge about, and national identification with, Nelson, Trafalgar, and Britain's maritime past, based on observations of a wide range of academic and ... More


Civic Cultures and Civic Colleges in Victorian England*

Samuel J. M. M. Alberti

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/9780197263266.003.0015
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter discusses the role played by civic colleges in the emergence of autonomous professional groups associated with new disciplines between 1860 and the Great War. It also discusses the role ... More


Reform

Christopher Tyerman

in A History of Harrow School 1324–1991

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198227960
eISBN:
9780191678776
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198227960.003.0013
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History, British and Irish Modern History

Of all the 19th-century Royal Commissions of inquiry and subsequent reforms of established English institutions such as the army, civil service, and universities, the oddest by far concerned public ... More


Changing Identities, 1914–1991

Christopher Tyerman

in A History of Harrow School 1324–1991

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198227960
eISBN:
9780191678776
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198227960.003.0017
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History, British and Irish Modern History

A Harrow School master in the 1950s was struck by its relevance half a century on. Twenty years later boys remained subject to rules of privilege, such as not rolling umbrellas or visiting other ... More


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