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Teaching as a Profession

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/9780199289981.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter discusses how schoolmistresses in France and England developed a form of occupational expertise which they themselves claimed as ‘professional’ — a term of particular value for them not ... More


Conclusion: Contextualizing the Diocesan Revival

Arthur Burns

in The Diocesan Revival in the Church of England c.1800–1870

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207849
eISBN:
9780191677823
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207849.003.0010
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, History of Religion

This chapter summarizes the preceding discussions. Diocesan consciousness was an important factor in the progress of the Diocesan Revival. The inclusivity ... More


The Medical Market

Anne Digby

in The Evolution of British General Practice, 1850–1948

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205135
eISBN:
9780191676512
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205135.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter discusses the financial aspects of practising medicine in the 19th century. General practitioners as a class appear to have been reluctant to adopt more efficient financial management in ... More


The Development of Commercial Politics, 1850–1870

G. R. Searle

in Entrepreneurial Politics in Mid-Victorian Britain

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203575
eISBN:
9780191675874
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203575.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

In 1860, many of the provincial Chambers of Commerce in Britain decided to form a federation in order to increase the influence of businessmen on Parliament and the government. With the emergence of ... More


General Practitioners and the Other Caring Professions

Margot Jefferys

in General Practice under the National Health Service, 1948–1997: The First Fifty Years

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206750
eISBN:
9780191677304
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206750.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter discusses the changes that occurred during the first 50 years of the National Health Service that slowly transformed the orientation, occupational composition, and the typical size of ... More


Empire of Intellect: The Scottish Enlightenment and Scotland’s Intellectual Migrants

Cairns Craig

in Scotland and the British Empire

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199573240
eISBN:
9780191731310
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199573240.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Scotland experienced an extraordinary intellectual flowering during the Enlightenment of the eighteenth century. To understand this flowering, it is necessary to comprehend the background, the ... More


Scots and the Environment of Empire

John M. MacKenzie

in Scotland and the British Empire

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199573240
eISBN:
9780191731310
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199573240.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The character of the Scottish environment is examined as a significant background to involvement of the Scots in colonial environments as well as being influential in developing Scottish ... More


Ideology and the Power of Prestige

W. G. Runciman

in Very Different, But Much the Same: The Evolution of English Society Since 1714

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780198712428
eISBN:
9780191780776
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198712428.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The cultural changes since his day, by which Defoe would be astonished, include mass literacy, the decline of Christian belief, the relaxation of sexual mores, and perhaps most of all the undermining ... More


‘Standing Counsel to the Illegal Organisation’ 1940–1942

in Seán MacBride: A Republican Life 1904–1946

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846316586
eISBN:
9781846316722
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846316722.009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter focuses on the success of Seán MacBride in the legal profession and his changing political views. It suggests that MacBride's success in securing a reprieve for Tomas MacCurtain put him ... More


The Australian Colonies

Stuart King and Julie Willis

in Architecture and Urbanism in the British Empire

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780198713326
eISBN:
9780191781766
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198713326.003.0010
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Cultural History

Australian architecture began with the traditional structures built by its indigenous inhabitants, from permanent stone structures to lightweight impermanent shelters. The arrival of colonists in ... More


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