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“Who is that woman?”: Female Physical Educators, 1890s–1940s

Martha H. Verbrugge

in Active Bodies: A History of Women’s Physical Education in Twentieth-Century America

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780195168792
eISBN:
9780199949649
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195168792.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century, American History: 19th Century

Chapter 1 opens with a brief history of physical education as a profession in the United States from the 1890s through 1940s. It then focuses on white and black women who became gym teachers during ... More


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

Christina de Bellaigue

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199289981
eISBN:
9780191710995
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199289981.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

An increasing number of middle-class families started to take the education of their daughters seriously during the first part of the 19th century, and boarding-schools were multiplying on both sides ... More


Culture, Education, and Values

Anthony Quinton

in Of Men and Manners: Essays Historical and Philosophical

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199694556
eISBN:
9780191731938
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199694556.003.0019
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This chapter begins by considering the relations between culture, education, and values in general, to draw attention to what is at issue, which is, briefly, not culture in its most inclusive sense, ... More


A History of Education in Kentucky

William E. Ellis

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813129778
eISBN:
9780813135724
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813129778.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This book is divided into four periods: 1775 to the beginning of the Civil War, the Civil War to 1900, 1900 to 1941, and World War II to the mid-1980s. Where K12 and higher education intersect, these ... More


Reforming Irish domestic and agricultural education

Ian Miller

in Reforming food in post-Famine Ireland: Medicine, science and improvement, 18451922

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780719088865
eISBN:
9781781706909
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719088865.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

By 1900, it seemed to many contemporaries that post-Famine Ireland was in an unremitting condition of physical, social and economic decline. Ireland's food economy remained hindered by an inability ... More


Lessons of War: Three Civil War Veterans and the Goals of Postwar Education

Kanisorn Wongsrichanalai

in So Conceived and So Dedicated: Intellectual Life in the Civil War Era North

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780823264476
eISBN:
9780823266609
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823264476.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

In this essay, Kanisorn Wongsrichanalai argues that the American Civil War strengthened rather than weakened three college-educated individuals’ commitment to lessons about gentlemanly character. ... More


Introduction

Ciaran O’Neill

in Catholics of Consequence: Transnational Education, Social Mobility, and the Irish Catholic Elite 1850-1900

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780198707714
eISBN:
9780191778759
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198707714.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Defines and interrogates key terms such ‘Irish Catholic elite’ and ‘transnational education’ and provides the reader with an overview of the historiography of elite education in Ireland.


Reforming food production: agricultural science and education

Ian Miller

in Reforming food in post-Famine Ireland: Medicine, science and improvement, 18451922

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780719088865
eISBN:
9781781706909
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719088865.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The immediate post-Famine period was marked by profound optimism about the potential of Irish agricultural development. For some improvers, agricultural practice offered a fertile ground upon which ... More


Horace Holley: Transylvania University and the Making of Liberal Education in the Early American Republic

James P. Cousins

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780813168579
eISBN:
9780813168807
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813168579.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

The life of Horace Holley (1781–1827) recalls a time of intellectual promise in the American republic. The New England–born, Yale-educated, Unitarian minister was an unlikely choice for the ... More


Learning Conservatism: c.

Emily Jones

in Edmund Burke and the Invention of Modern Conservatism, 1830-1914: An Intellectual History

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780198799429
eISBN:
9780191839665
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198799429.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Political History

The construction of Burke as the ‘founder of conservatism’ was also a product of developments in education. The increasing study of Burke arose out of several converging movements: in publishing and ... More


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