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Education: The Making of Active Citizens in Mind and Body

Carey Anthony Watt

in Serving the Nation: Cultures of Service, Association and Citizenship

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195668025
eISBN:
9780199081905
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195668025.003.0005
Subject:
History, Indian History

This chapter explores how education was used to train both the mind and body to promote active participation in society, a belief common to Indian and Western understandings of the connection between ... More


Theme and Variations: Tracing a Musical Motif from Bossa Nova to the 1990s

Eric A. Galm

in The Berimbau: Soul of Brazilian Music

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604734058
eISBN:
9781604734065
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604734058.003.0003
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter focuses on the early 1960s, when bossa nova composer Baden Powell adapted the berimbau’s melodic rhythms to the guitar, resulting in the internationally successful composition, ... More


Mathematics

K. C. Hannabuss

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/9780199510177.003.0019
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Mathematicians played a prominent part in the reform and administration of Oxford University in the Victorian era. Bartholomew Price, the Sedleian Professor of Natural Philosophy, and Henry Smith, ... More


The 19th century

Keith Hannabuss

in Oxford Figures: Eight Centuries of the Mathematical Sciences

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199681976
eISBN:
9780191761737
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199681976.003.0011
Subject:
Mathematics, History of Mathematics

This chapter surveys the development of mathematics in Oxford throughout the 19th century. This was a period of major change in the University, with the institution of written examinations, the ... More


Science, Mathematics, and Medicine

Jonathan R. Topham

in The History of Oxford University Press: Volume II: 1780 to 1896

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199543151
eISBN:
9780191772337
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199543151.003.0013
Subject:
History, Cultural History, Economic History

The scientific, mathematical, and medical publications of the Clarendon Press amounted to a substantial corpus, but the Press never emerged as a leading scientific publisher. Although the Delegates ... More


Introduction: Ax-Men and Typewriter-Men: The BSA’s Full-Orbed Manhood

Benjamin René Jordan

in Modern Manhood and the Boy Scouts of America: "Citizenship, Race, and the Environment, 1910-1930"

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781469627656
eISBN:
9781469627670
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469627656.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

The Introduction disputes the gender historiography’s assertion that the primitive, virile, and martial values of Indian lore advocate Ernest Thompson Seton, frontier pioneer enthusiast Daniel Carter ... More


Clerics and Apes

Keith Thomson

in Private Doubt, Public Dilemma: Religion and Science since Jefferson and Darwin

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780300203677
eISBN:
9780300213409
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300203677.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter examines the process of how evolution gradually gained acceptance despite religious objections. By 1859, geologists had created a system that largely invalidated the biblical account of ... More


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