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The Wesleyan Church in the School Board Era, 1871–1875

John T. Smith

in Methodism and Education, 1849–1902: J. H. Rigg, Romanism, and Wesleyan Schools

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198269649
eISBN:
9780191683725
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198269649.003.0013
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

After the Education Act, the Methodists were found to be undecided with how they were to proceed. At that time, they had 743 day-schools which suggested that they were greatly concerned with the ... More


What Manner of Man was James Harrison Rigg?

John T. Smith

in Methodism and Education, 1849–1902: J. H. Rigg, Romanism, and Wesleyan Schools

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198269649
eISBN:
9780191683725
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198269649.003.0020
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Dr. Rigg retired from his position as the principal of Westminster Training College at the end of 1902, and he spent seven more years in retirement before he died in 1909. Although he was recognized ... More


Rules and Rule Breaking in Teacher Training Colleges

Christopher Bischof

in Teaching Britain: Elementary Teachers and the State of the Everyday, 1846-1906

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780198833352
eISBN:
9780191871870
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198833352.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Cultural History

Chapter three, ‘Rules and Rule Breaking in Teacher Training Colleges’, taps into the rich and virtually unused archives of seven training colleges in England and Scotland to show how tremendously ... More


Narrating the Everyday

Siobhan Lambert-Hurley and Sunil Sharma

in Atiya's Journeys: A Muslim Woman from Colonial Bombay to Edwardian Britain

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780198068334
eISBN:
9780199080441
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198068334.003.0005
Subject:
History, Indian History

Atiya Fyzee’s travelogue provides a glimpse not only of grand public gatherings and prestigious social engagements, but also of the so-called everyday: a world that is routine and even mundane. A ... More


Empire, Society, Diasporic Communities

Siobhan Lambert-Hurley and Sunil Sharma

in Atiya's Journeys: A Muslim Woman from Colonial Bombay to Edwardian Britain

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780198068334
eISBN:
9780199080441
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198068334.003.0004
Subject:
History, Indian History

Atiya Fyzee arrived in London in September 1906, when politics in Britain was undergoing major changes. London at the time was still a great imperial city, the nexus of the British Empire’s political ... More


Confederate Compatriot: The Virginia Military Institute and the Vicissitudes of War

Michael M. Wallace

in Persistence through Peril: Episodes of College Life and Academic Endurance in the Civil War South

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781496835031
eISBN:
9781496835055
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496835031.003.0010
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

Despite antebellum foci on scientific and engineering curricula, the Virginia Military Institute’s military component provided Virginia and the Confederacy with several military advantages during the ... 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


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