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‘A Conversable Knowledge’: Language-Learning and Educational Travel

John Gallagher

in Learning Languages in Early Modern England

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
October 2019
ISBN:
9780198837909
eISBN:
9780191874505
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198837909.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, Social History

This chapter considers language-learning in educational travel. Early modern English elites placed great emphasis on the educational value of travel, and saw the study and practice of vernacular ... More


Becoming a ‘better’ elite: the proliferation and discourses of educational travel programmes for elite youth

Kristin Sinclair and Katy Swalwell

in Corporate Elites and the Reform of Public Education

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781447326809
eISBN:
9781447326816
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447326809.003.0007
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

This chapter shares findings from a study exploring the recent proliferation of supplemental and substitutional educational travel programs for elite high school students. What types of programs ... More


Internationalism, National Identities, and Study Abroad: France and the United States, 1890-1970

Whitney Walton

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804762533
eISBN:
9780804773386
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804762533.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This book—a long-term study of educational travel between France and the United States—suggests that, by studying abroad, ordinary people are constructively involved in international relations. It ... More


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