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What does it mean to be an educated person? An historical overview.

By Natalie Woods


Plato, Aristotle, and Rousseau associated the aims of education with beliefs about society, reason and emotion, and knowledge and freedom. Their treatment of these themes profoundly influenced ideals of the ‘educated person’ that emerged in the West during the 19th century. 9,671 more words


Private Domestic Tutors: Sitting Below the Salt in Early Modern England

I am delighted to welcome back historian John Polsom-Jenkins with a post about private domestic tutors in the seventeenth century. Tyburn‘s hero, Nick, works as a tutor in the Earl of Hereford’s household, and this part of Nick’s story was based on his research into the lives of tutors during this period, so we owe him a great deal! 1,290 more words


Threatened by Prejudices: French Revolutionary Textbooks

by guest contributor Hannah Malcolm

During the French Revolution, statesmen faced the task of altering society in order to preserve the new Republic, which entailed developing a politics of… 1,656 more words

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HC 003 - "Baltimore Teaches, Göttingen Learns" by Emily J. Levine

I have finally recorded the first publicly-available episode of my long-promised podcast, History Considered. Although I’ve recorded two episodes prior to this one (see end of this post) I have decided to feature only the third as the “first,” which I recorded today. 104 more words


A visit to the House of Lords: Teas, Tours and Policy Papers

We are justly proud of our Official Publications Collection here at the Library; our print holdings reflect the development of state education policy since the nineteenth century and of course we continue to preserve and protect born digital government publications through our… 328 more words

Library And Archives

Necessary Idealism: A History of Westgate Mennonite Collegiate

Manitoba Mennonites’ ethno-religious identity was transformed in the last half of the 20th century. As a school situated in the heart of the city, Westgate Mennonite Collegiate… 358 more words

Oral History