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“The Instruction Necessary to the Practical Duties of the Profession”: Teacher Education in the West

Charles Dorn

in For the Common Good: A New History of Higher Education in America

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780801452345
eISBN:
9781501712616
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452345.003.0006
Subject:
Education, History of Education

This chapter explores California State Normal School, California's first publicly supported higher-education institution. Dedicated to teacher education, normal schools were initially established in ... More


Layered Superconductors: Volume 1

Richard A. Klemm

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199593316
eISBN:
9780191738128
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199593316.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

Layered Superconductors, Volume I, describes the chemistry and physics of all layered superconductors. Although widespread interest in the subject did not really arise until the discovery of ... More


Extraordinary Qm

Laura Ruetsche

in Interpreting Quantum Theories

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199535408
eISBN:
9780191728525
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199535408.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

This chapter highlights other surprising aspects of QM∞: unlike theories of ordinary QM, theories of QM∞ can traffic in algebras none of whose countably additive states are pure. The chapter sketches ... More


Representation Without Taxation: An Unstrenuous Tour of Algebraic Notions

Laura Ruetsche

in Interpreting Quantum Theories

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199535408
eISBN:
9780191728525
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199535408.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

This chapter aspires to be an unpunishing introduction to mathematical notions useful for framing and pursuing foundational questions that arise from the unitary inequivalent representations ... More


Medicine, or Novelty Appeal

Paul U. Unschuld

in What Is Medicine?: Western and Eastern Approaches to Healing

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520257658
eISBN:
9780520944701
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520257658.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

This chapter explains the term, medicine, and examines the theoretical foundations for Bian Que in ancient China to make his prediction, or for today's physician to make his or her evaluation. ... More


The ‘Normal Homosexual’ in International Relations: The ‘Gay Rights Holder’ and the ‘Gay Patriot’

Cynthia Weber

in Queer International Relations

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780199795857
eISBN:
9780190462055
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199795857.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Comparative Politics

Chapter 5 traces how Western discourses of statecraft as mancraft address the question: Who is the ‘normal homosexual’ in international relations? It analyzes how the United States under the Obama ... More


Out of the Midwest

Michael J Lannoo

in Leopold's Shack and Ricketts's Lab: The Emergence of Environmentalism

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520264786
eISBN:
9780520946064
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520264786.003.0002
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Aldo Leopold and Edward F. Ricketts shared a midwestern upbringing. Rand Aldo Leopold was born on January 11, 1887, in Burlington, Iowa, to first cousins Carl and Clara Leopold. Aldo was the eldest ... More


Thinking with Things

Sarah Anne Carter

in Object Lessons: How Nineteenth-Century Americans Learned to Make Sense of the Material World

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780190225032
eISBN:
9780190908317
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190225032.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century, Cultural History

This chapter examines what happened when object lessons were implemented in the United States, particularly through the development of the Oswego Normal School in New York. E. A. Sheldon developed a ... More


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