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Women and the mother tongue in the Ottocento

Helena Sanson

in Women, Language and Grammar in Italy, 1500-1900

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197264836
eISBN:
9780191754043
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264836.003.0006
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics

This chapter first outlines the linguistic situation of Italy in the first decades of the nineteenth century. It then investigates the role that schooling had in spreading Italian in the ... More


From New York to North Carolina

Kim Tolley

in Heading South To Teach: The World of Susan Nye Hutchison, 1815-1845

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469624334
eISBN:
9781469624358
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469624334.003.0002
Subject:
History, African-American History

Chapter 1 investigates the socioeconomic factors that drew Susan Nye to leave her parents' farm in rural New York and teach in the South. This chapter establishes her personal and ideological ... More


Explaining Feminization

in Women's Work?: American Schoolteachers, 1650–1920

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226660394
eISBN:
9780226660417
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226660417.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter discusses the factors that led to the triumph of feminization in teaching everywhere in America. For example, during the Civil War, women entered teaching to an unprecedented extent, and ... More


A Class of Their Own: Professional Coloniales

Marie-Paule Ha

in French Women and the Empire: The Case of Indochina

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780199640362
eISBN:
9780191754265
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199640362.003.0007
Subject:
History, World Modern History, Cultural History

Contrary to the widespread belief that the empire had little appeal to metropolitan middle-class women, a substantial number of French female professionals applied to work in Indochina during the ... More


Labor Market Outcomes in Urban Schools: The Role of Gender

in Women's Work?: American Schoolteachers, 1650–1920

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226660394
eISBN:
9780226660417
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226660417.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

The transformation in school organization was (naturally) most complete in urban schools. The availability of detailed personnel lists from several of the cities led the scholars to study the role of ... More


Female teachers: Dhammadinnā

Alice Collett

in Lives of Early Buddhist Nuns: Biographies as History

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780199459070
eISBN:
9780199086375
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199459070.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This chapter, which takes the biography of Dhammadinnā as its starting point, explores the evidence for women as teachers in early Buddhist communities. Dhammadinnā herself is an exemplary and ... More


Conclusion

in Women's Work?: American Schoolteachers, 1650–1920

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226660394
eISBN:
9780226660417
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226660417.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

The prevalence of female teachers in a region and later throughout all regions may have affected American history generally. The economic historian Susan Carter has noted one important possibility. ... More


School or Day-Nursery? Patterns of Institutionalization

Ann Taylor Allen

in The Transatlantic Kindergarten: Education and Women's Movements in Germany and the United States

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780190274412
eISBN:
9780190274443
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190274412.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century, European Modern History

By the 1890s, German and American educators pressured local school authorities to adopt kindergarten classes into public-school systems.The very different outcomes of these campaigns were influenced ... More


Church Discipline and a Separation

Kim Tolley

in Heading South To Teach: The World of Susan Nye Hutchison, 1815-1845

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469624334
eISBN:
9781469624358
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469624334.003.0006
Subject:
History, African-American History

Chapter 5 analyzes Susan Nye Hutchison's separation from her husband. After her husband moved out of their home, Susan, who had been working as a teacher to support the family, left Georgia and ... More


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