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Nobody

Janet Grossbach Mayer

in As Bad as They Say?: Three Decades of Teaching in the Bronx

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780823234165
eISBN:
9780823240814
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823234165.003.0002
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter is about Nobody, Janet Mayer — an ordinary person. It describes how Mayer came to be the teacher she was and what she accomplished during more than three decades of teaching in the ... More


The New Mamluks

Lucie Ryzova

in The Age of the Efendiyya: Passages to Modernity in National-Colonial Egypt

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199681778
eISBN:
9780191761591
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199681778.003.0005
Subject:
History, World Modern History, Social History

This chapter examines an important aspect of effendi culture as youth culture, and looks at the experience of modern schooling among first-generation efendis. Modern schooling, and the ensuing novel ... More


The Founding of Fordham Law School

Robert J. Kaczorowski

in Fordham University School of Law: A History

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780823239559
eISBN:
9780823239597
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823239559.003.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

Chapter 1 explains the founding of Fordham Law School in 1905 as part of the social history of American Catholic immigrants and their children, the history of Catholic higher education, and the ... More


Struggle for Autonomy

Robert J. Kaczorowski

in Fordham University School of Law: A History

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780823239559
eISBN:
9780823239597
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823239559.003.0007
Subject:
History, Social History

Chapter 7 recounts how Dean Joseph M. McLaughlin accelerated and improved upon the Law School’s modernization initiated by Dean Mulligan. He began the transformation of the Law School into the ... More


Resurgence of Fordham Law School

Robert J. Kaczorowski

in Fordham University School of Law: A History

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780823239559
eISBN:
9780823239597
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823239559.003.0008
Subject:
History, Social History

Under Dean John D. Feerick the Law School made enormous progress toward restoring its former stature. He and Fordham University President Joseph A. O’Hare, S.J. resolved the conflict between the ... More


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