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“Who is that woman?”: Female Physical Educators, 1890s–1940s

Martha H. Verbrugge

in Active Bodies: A History of Women’s Physical Education in Twentieth-Century America

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780195168792
eISBN:
9780199949649
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195168792.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century, American History: 19th Century

Chapter 1 opens with a brief history of physical education as a profession in the United States from the 1890s through 1940s. It then focuses on white and black women who became gym teachers during ... More


Educating Women: Schooling and Identity in England and France, 1800-1867

Christina de Bellaigue

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199289981
eISBN:
9780191710995
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199289981.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

An increasing number of middle-class families started to take the education of their daughters seriously during the first part of the 19th century, and boarding-schools were multiplying on both sides ... More


The Role of Historians in the History Problem

Hiro Saito

in The History Problem: The Politics of War Commemoration in East Asia

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780824856748
eISBN:
9780824873714
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824856748.003.0007
Subject:
History, Asian History

Historians’ critical reflections are indispensable for reassessing the Tokyo Trial and resolving the history problem. Recently, these critical reflections have multiplied in East Asia through joint ... More


A History of Education in Kentucky

William E. Ellis

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813129778
eISBN:
9780813135724
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813129778.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This book is divided into four periods: 1775 to the beginning of the Civil War, the Civil War to 1900, 1900 to 1941, and World War II to the mid-1980s. Where K12 and higher education intersect, these ... More


Culture, Education, and Values

Anthony Quinton

in Of Men and Manners: Essays Historical and Philosophical

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199694556
eISBN:
9780191731938
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199694556.003.0019
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This chapter begins by considering the relations between culture, education, and values in general, to draw attention to what is at issue, which is, briefly, not culture in its most inclusive sense, ... More


Rediscovering liberal education

Joe Earle, Cahal Moran, and Zach Ward-Perkins

in The Econocracy: The Perils of Leaving Economics to the Experts

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781526110121
eISBN:
9781526120748
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526110121.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, History of Economic Thought

Chapter 5 sets out a vision of a pluralist, critical and liberal economics education. However, it also shows how higher education has been reshaped in ways which makes positive reform increasingly ... More


‘Nos ancêtres les colons’

Nicholas Harrison

in Our Civilizing Mission: The Lessons of Colonial Education

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781786941763
eISBN:
9781789629965
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781786941763.003.0003
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter examines educational history in colonial Algeria, the context from which most of the writers and texts at the centre of the book emerged. It raises general questions about the role ... More


Horace Holley: Transylvania University and the Making of Liberal Education in the Early American Republic

James P. Cousins

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780813168579
eISBN:
9780813168807
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813168579.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

The life of Horace Holley (1781–1827) recalls a time of intellectual promise in the American republic. The New England–born, Yale-educated, Unitarian minister was an unlikely choice for the ... More


Japanese Private Universities in Comparative Perspective

Jeremy Breaden and Roger Goodman

in Family-Run Universities in Japan: Sources of Inbuilt Resilience in the Face of Demographic Pressure, 1992-2030

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
August 2020
ISBN:
9780198863496
eISBN:
9780191895869
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198863496.003.0003
Subject:
Business and Management, Corporate Governance and Accountability, Strategy

Private higher education is an increasingly significant, ramified, and yet still conspicuously understudied topic. This chapter sets out various established and emerging models of private higher ... More


Teaching World History in a Swirl of Standards

Merry E. Wiesner-Hanks

in Encounters Old and New in World History: Essays Inspired by Jerry H. Bentley

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780824865917
eISBN:
9780824875626
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824865917.003.0004
Subject:
History, Historiography

Standards-based education reform efforts that began in the 1990s resulted in social studies standards by grade level in every single state, stretching from kindergarten to grade 12. All of these ... More


Muslim Girls’ Education in North India in the Twentieth Century and Beyond

Usha Sanyal

in Scholars of Faith: South Asian Muslim Women and the Embodiment of Religious Knowledge

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
August 2020
ISBN:
9780190120801
eISBN:
9780199099900
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190120801.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Sociology of Religion

This chapter lays out the historical background of Muslim women’s education in British India and post-Independence India, including statistical data on UP education history and the Sachar Commission ... More


Dislocating the Orient: British Maps and the Making of the Middle East, 1854-1921

Daniel Foliard

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226451336
eISBN:
9780226451473
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226451473.001.0001
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Cartography

While the twentieth century’s conflicting visions and exploitation of the Middle East are well documented, the origins of the concept of the Middle East itself have been largely ignored. With ... More


History of Education Policymaking in India, 1947-2016

R.V. Vaidyanatha Ayyar

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780199474943
eISBN:
9780199090891
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199474943.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This book chronicles the history of education policymaking in India. The focus of the book is on the period from 1964 when the landmark Kothari Commission was constituted; however, to put the policy ... More


Lessons of War: Three Civil War Veterans and the Goals of Postwar Education

Kanisorn Wongsrichanalai

in So Conceived and So Dedicated: Intellectual Life in the Civil War Era North

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780823264476
eISBN:
9780823266609
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823264476.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

In this essay, Kanisorn Wongsrichanalai argues that the American Civil War strengthened rather than weakened three college-educated individuals’ commitment to lessons about gentlemanly character. ... More


Introduction: Liberal Protestants and the Sex Education Movement

Kristy L. Slominski

in Teaching Moral Sex: A History of Religion and Sex Education in the United States

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780190842178
eISBN:
9780190842208
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190842178.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter introduces the ways religion contributed to the major agendas that defined the five historical phases of sex education. The phases include (1) the formation of the early sex education ... More


Introduction

Ciaran O’Neill

in Catholics of Consequence: Transnational Education, Social Mobility, and the Irish Catholic Elite 1850-1900

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780198707714
eISBN:
9780191778759
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198707714.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Defines and interrogates key terms such ‘Irish Catholic elite’ and ‘transnational education’ and provides the reader with an overview of the historiography of elite education in Ireland.


History and the Current State of Elementary Education in India

Florian Matthey-Prakash

in The Right to Education in India: The Importance of Enforceability of a Fundamental Right

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780199494286
eISBN:
9780199097067
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199494286.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

Chapter 1 gives an overview of the history and current status of the education system in India. It identifies parts of the society whom Article 21A is primarily aimed at, and what the most pressing ... More


Encounters Old and New in World History: Essays Inspired by Jerry H. Bentley

Alan Karras and Laura J. Mitchell (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780824865917
eISBN:
9780824875626
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824865917.001.0001
Subject:
History, Historiography

This volume responds to provocations that Jerry Bentley tendered in his scholarship and through his professional activities. The collection interrogates the institutional settings, disciplinary ... More


Reforming Irish domestic and agricultural education

Ian Miller

in Reforming food in post-Famine Ireland: Medicine, science and improvement, 18451922

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780719088865
eISBN:
9781781706909
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719088865.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

By 1900, it seemed to many contemporaries that post-Famine Ireland was in an unremitting condition of physical, social and economic decline. Ireland's food economy remained hindered by an inability ... More


Sensationalism and the Construction of Intellectual Disability

Tim Stainton

in Intellectual disability: A conceptual history, 1200-1900

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781526125316
eISBN:
9781526136213
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526125316.003.0007
Subject:
History, Social History

The seventeenth and early eighteenth centuries saw the emergence of sensationalism as a counter to the prevailing idea that human knowledge was innate, pre-determined within us, only to emerge ... More


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