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How did teachers support themselves in the 19th century? Johannes Westberg discusses teachers' livelihood at GaW seminar

We are pleased to introduce you to a series of seminars organized by Gender and Work research project at Uppsala University. The second seminar of the autumn semester took place on Thursday, October 5, 2017, at the Department of History, English Park Campus. 1,120 more words

Early Modern History

Mary Ann Shadd Cary

[A fantastic photograph of Mary Ann Shadd Cary that is in the public domain, and can also be found at the National Archives of Canada. 597 more words

Of 'Guns at Bull Run' and 'Good wives' : children's worlds in the past

My favourite book, when I was little, was my mother’s illustrated description of Technological masterpieces of millennia past. My father would buy us whole series of colourful children’s books on animals in habitats all around the world.  584 more words

History Of Education

Caribbean Education at a Glance

From its inception, compulsory public education was created as a means of controlling the population. Not, as we are told from birth, as a means of upward mobility or to improve our standard of living. 680 more words

Caribbean Education

Opinion: Is Selective Education Harmful To A Nation? A Look At The History of British Education.

Recently there has been increased dissatisfaction of the education system in Europe and the United States. While the United States has had a long history of “public schools,” Britain was slow to move towards schools that educated many students. 1,293 more words


If it's summer, there must be conferences

Both Stephanie and Nancy are presenting papers at conferences this summer.

Stephanie offers a paper entitled “Independent  women:  education  and  economics  in  US  and  UK  early  twentieth  century,” which considers the relationship between education, economics and young women’s independence as it was presented to teenage readers of school and college fiction in the first fifty years of the twentieth century. 102 more words

School Fiction