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Conflict in Suburbia: Localism, Race, and Education in Johnson County, Kansas

John L. Rury

in Creating the Suburban School Advantage: Race, Localism, and Inequality in an American Metropolis

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781501748394
eISBN:
9781501748417
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501748394.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, African Studies

This chapter offers an account of developments on the Kansas side of the border, focusing specifically on the rise of the Shawnee Mission School District. Johnson County became known for the high ... More


The Wolfe Sisters of Foochow, China: Born to Evangelize

Frances Slater

in Christian Women in Chinese Society: The Anglican Story

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9789888455928
eISBN:
9789888455379
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888455928.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

In the late nineteenth century after schooling in England, three sisters returned to their birthplace, Fuzhou, China to become CMS missionaries. They were the daughters of the “Fukien Moses,” ... More


“Some Kind of Precedent”: The Ambiguous Legacy of Bilingual Education

Natalia Mehlman Petrzela

in Classroom Wars: Language, Sex, and the Making of Modern Political Culture

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199358458
eISBN:
9780199358489
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199358458.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century, Cultural History

This chapter analyzes how bilingual education was institutionalized and contested in two very different Californian metropolises, Los Angeles and San Francisco. Los Angeles, home to California’s ... More


The Social Contributions of a Chinese Anglican Woman Intellectual: The Life and Work of Kuo Siu-may

Chen Ruiwen

in Christian Women in Chinese Society: The Anglican Story

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9789888455928
eISBN:
9789888455379
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888455928.003.0010
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

The author’s great-grandmother, Zhan Aimei, was born into a peasant family in rural Fujian and educated by British missionaries, becoming a Christian teacher, wife and mother. The trajectory of her ... More


March 1909: North Carolina

Elizabeth McCutchen Williams

in Appalachian Travels: The Diary of Olive Dame Campbell

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780813136448
eISBN:
9780813141404
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813136448.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Working their way to Asheville, North Carolina to visit industrial schools, the Campbells had a cold, rough, and snowy trip to the mission school at Valle Crucis. From there, they headed toward ... More


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