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Blood, Sweat, and Tears: Jake Gaither, Florida A&M, and the History of Black College Football

Derrick E. White

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781469652443
eISBN:
9781469652467
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469652443.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

Black college football began during the nadir of African American life after the Civil War. The first game occurred in 1892, a little less than four years before the Supreme Court ruled segregation ... More


The Link between Vocational Training and Higher Education in Switzerland, Austria, and Germany

Rita Nikolai and Christian Ebner

in The Political Economy of Collective Skill Formation

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199599431
eISBN:
9780191731518
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199599431.003.0009
Subject:
Business and Management, Knowledge Management

In recent years, Germany, Austria, and Switzerland have adopted different strategies to increase permeability between dual vocational training and higher education. Germany relies on the ... More


The developing crisis, 1907–14

F. S. L. LYONS

in A New History of Ireland, Volume VI: Ireland Under the Union, II: 1870-1921

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199583744
eISBN:
9780191702365
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199583744.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter focuses on the developing crisis in Ireland during the period from 1907 to 1914. It explains that while the watershed period of 1903–07 was deeply inimical to the solution of Ireland's ... More


West African Drumming and Dance in North American Universities: An Ethnomusicological Perspective

George Worlasi Kwasi Dor

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781617039140
eISBN:
9781621039952
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617039140.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

More than twenty universities and twenty other colleges in North America (USA and Canada) offer performance courses on West African ethnic dance drumming. Since its inception in 1964 at both UCLA and ... More


The Age of Survival, 1951–1977

John W. Boyer

in The University of Chicago: A History

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226242514
eISBN:
9780226242651
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226242651.003.0006
Subject:
Education, History of Education

This chapter explores the work of two very important University presidents, Lawrence Kimpton and Edward Levi, in their attempts to rebuild the University after the Hutchins era. Kimpton found himself ... More


From the Cleveland Commission to the Statutes of 1882

Christopher Harvie

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/9780199510177.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

With the passing of the Universities Tests Act of 1871, William Gladstone’s involvement in the politics of Oxford University diminished. Attempts by dons, Liberal and Conservative alike, to involve ... More


Higher education in Ireland, 1908–84

John Coolahan

in A New History of Ireland Volume VII: Ireland 1921-84

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198217527
eISBN:
9780191678240
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198217527.003.0025
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

In Ireland, the history of higher education in the twentieth century falls into a number of distinct periods. The first period corresponds to the years following the passing of the Irish Universities ... More


Gay on God's Campus: Mobilizing for LGBT Equality at Christian Colleges and Universities

Jonathan S. Coley

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781469636221
eISBN:
9781469636238
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469636221.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Although the LGBT movement has made rapid gains in the United States, LGBT people continue to face discrimination in faith communities. In this book, sociologist Jonathan S. Coley documents why and ... More


Collaborating across Boundaries: Managing the Complexities of e-Learning Courseware Production in a Joint International Project

Gary Motteram, Gillian Forrester, Sue Goldrick, and Angela McLachlan

in e-Learning Initiatives in China: Pedagogy, Policy and Culture

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622098671
eISBN:
9789882206861
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622098671.003.0012
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter examines the management of the complexities of e-learning courseware in the context of the Developing e-Learning for Teachers (DEfT) project, a two-year collaboration between the School ... More


Europe as a Civilisation and the Hidden Structure of Modernity

Toby E. Huff

in European Integration: Historical Trajectories, Geopolitical Contexts

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781474455893
eISBN:
9781474480604
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474455893.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

The economic crisis of the EU in 2007-9 needs to be seen against the backdrop of Europe as a civilisational entity. It has withstood the challenges of hundreds of years, including religious ... More


La Sorbonne

Ruth Bush

in Postcolonial Realms of Memory: Sites and Symbols in Modern France

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781789620665
eISBN:
9781789623666
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789620665.003.0004
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This essay demonstrates the need to unpack the colonial and postcolonial history of the Sorbonne in order to better understand this institution’s symbolic meanings and in turn their epistemic ... More


Between Past and Present: Paganino Gaudenzi (1595–1649) and the Comparatio Tradition

Eva Del Soldato

in Harmony and Contrast: Plato and Aristotle in the Early Modern Period

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9780197267295
eISBN:
9780191965128
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197267295.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

In 1643 the professor of rhetoric Paganino Gaudenzi (1595-1649) published in Pisa a work entitled De philosophiae apud Romanos initio et progressu. Though it concerns ancient philosophy, in ... More


Global Civic Education

Randall Curren and Charles Dorn

in Patriotic Education in a Global Age

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780226552255
eISBN:
9780226552422
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226552422.003.0007
Subject:
Education, Philosophy and Theory of Education

Chapter 6 addresses global civic education as a focus of higher education. It aims to overcome widely perceived tensions between patriotism and international cooperation and skepticism about the idea ... More


The Schoolboys’ Game

Brian D. Bunk

in From Football to Soccer: The Early History of the Beautiful Game in the United States

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9780252043888
eISBN:
9780252052781
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043888.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Sport and Leisure

Football had been played for centuries in Great Britain but did not make a perfect transition to European North America. The sport took on different meanings within colonial society. The game ... More


Open universities, close prisons: critical arguments for the future

Rod Earle and James Mehigan (eds)

in Degrees of Freedom: Prison Education at The Open University

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781447353065
eISBN:
9781447353089
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447353065.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Education

Drawing on critical social theory and arguments that prison is a profoundly misunderstood institution only loosely related to trends in crime, Earle and Mehigan write against the grain of celebrating ... More


The University as a Site of Resistance: Identity and Student Politics

Gaurav J. Pathania

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2019
ISBN:
9780199488414
eISBN:
9780199097722
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199488414.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Education

Since the 1960s, universities have ignited new discourse as free speech movements, LGBT, feminism movements in the West. Universities not only served as centers of learning but also promoted ... More


Learning Abroad

Richard Ansell

in Complete Gentlemen: Educational Travel and Family Strategy, 1650-1750

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9780197267271
eISBN:
9780191965104
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197267271.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

Where histories of the Grand Tour emphasise movement, this chapter places settled learning at the heart of elite travel culture. Indeed, contemporaries only used the word ‘tour’ to describe bounded ... More


Eleanor Rathbone, 1872–1946

Bob Holman

in Champions for children: The lives of modern child care pioneers

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861343536
eISBN:
9781447301653
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861343536.003.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

Eleanor Rathbone never had children and never married. She came from a wealthy family and never lived alongside poor ones. Yet Rathbone devoted much of her life to improving the material conditions ... More


Yesterday the struggle: ‘Outside the Whale’ and the fight for the 1930s

Scott Hamilton

in The Crisis of Theory: E.P. Thompson, the New Left and Postwar British Politics

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719084355
eISBN:
9781781702338
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719084355.003.0003
Subject:
History, Political History

In ‘Outside the Whale’, the text he would place at the beginning of The Poverty of Theory and Other Essays, Edward Palmer Thompson sets out to rescue the W. H. Auden of Spain and his 1930s comrades ... More


Experience

Wallace Stuart

in John Stuart Blackie: Scottish Scholar and Patriot

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748611850
eISBN:
9780748653386
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748611850.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

This chapter discusses John Stuart Blackie's travels on the Continent that took place at a time when the Grand Tour had not fully recovered from the interruption of the Napoleonic Wars, but well ... More


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