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An Oxford Companion to the Romantic Age

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2009
Subject:
History, modern history (1700 to 1945), Literature
Length:
5,267 words
Publisher:
Oxford University Press

In Romantic-period parlance, the words ‘education’ and ‘culture’ had similar connotations and could be used interchangeably. The association of educative ...

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The Oxford Encyclopedia of Women in World History

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2008
Subject:
History
Length:
13,838 words
Illustration(s):
5

This entry consists of four subentries: ...

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Encyclopedia of the Enlightenment

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2005
Subject:
History, modern history (1700 to 1945)
Length:
7,342 words

This entry contains three subentries: Pedagogical Thought and Practice, Reform and Experiments, and Education of Women. See also the entry ...

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The Oxford Encyclopedia of Economic History

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2005
Subject:
Social sciences, Economics
Length:
7,915 words
Illustration(s):
1

A significant long-term trend within the industrialized economies has been the sustained growth of educational enrollment, durations, and qualifications, and ...

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The Oxford Encyclopedia of Ancient Egypt

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Current Version:
2005

Ancient Egyptian education, as described in this article, was restricted to male members of the upper class; it entailed mastery ...

Education: Educational Institutions

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The Oxford Dictionary of Islam

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2003
Subject:
Religion
Length:
135 words

Historically, there are two major types of Islamic educational institutions: elementary Quranic schools (kuttab or maktab) and higher religious schools ...

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The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Reformation

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2005
Subject:
History, modern history (1700 to 1945), Religion
Length:
8,319 words

The relationship between education and the Reformation of the sixteenth century is a complex and often controversial one. In the ...

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The Oxford Dictionary of Byzantium

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2005
Subject:
History, Early history (500 CE to 1500)
Length:
1,140 words

(παιδεία) in Byz. was based on two contradictory principles: Greco-Roman tradition and Christian faith. Christianity, in its extreme, rejected ancient ...

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The Oxford Companion to American Military History

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2004

Military education involves the professional preparation of officers to lead armed forces effectively in peace and war. It can be ...

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The Oxford Companion to Women's Writing in the United States

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2005
Subject:
Literature
Length:
2,872 words

Few aspects of American institutional life have changed as dramatically in the past three hundred years as women's education. While ...

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The Oxford Companion to Medicine (3 ed.)

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2006
Subject:
Medicine and health
Length:
3,276 words

During the 20th century the dominant drivers of change in medical education were the rapid advances in biological sciences and ...

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A Concise Companion to the Jewish Religion

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2003
Subject:
Religion
Length:
193 words

In Rabbinic Judaism, study of the Torah is the highest of Jewish values, for men at least (see WOMEN ...

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Oxford Encyclopedia of the Modern World

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2008
Subject:
History, Contemporary History (post 1945)
Length:
20,721 words
Illustration(s):
3

[This entry includes nine subentries, an overview and discussions of education in Africa, East Asia, China, Europe, Japan, Latin ...

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The Oxford Encyclopedia of Ancient Greece and Rome

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2010
Subject:
Classical studies, History
Length:
5,026 words
Illustration(s):
1

Greek education liked to trace its pedigree back to Homer. According to the Iliad (9.438–443), Achilles was educated by the ...

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The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Islamic World

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2009
Subject:
Religion, Social sciences, Regional and Area Studies
Length:
19,936 words
Illustration(s):
1

[This entry contains five subentries: Religious Education Educational Institutions Educational Methods Educational Reform The Islamization of Knowledge] ...

Education

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Mark G. Yudof and Michael Heise

The Oxford Companion to the Supreme Court of the United States (2 ed.)

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2005
Subject:
Law
Length:
1,752 words

Massachusetts enacted America's first compulsory education law in 1852. State statutes and constitutional provisions governed most of public elementary ...

Education

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The Oxford Encyclopedia of Latinos and Latinas in the United States

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2005
Subject:
History, Regional and National History
Length:
6,580 words

Through education, parents and communities pass down their cultural beliefs, traditions, and language to the next generation. Education, whether acquired ...

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Encyclopedia of African American History, 1619–1895: From the Colonial Period to the Age of Frederick Douglass

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2009
Subject:
History, Regional and National History
Length:
10,852 words
Illustration(s):
3

[This entry contains two subentries dealing with the education of African Americans from 1619 through 1895. The first article ...

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Encyclopedia of African American History 1896 to the Present

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2009
Subject:
History, Regional and National History
Length:
5,750 words
Illustration(s):
2

Race, as it is socially and biologically defined, has been the major factor in determining what were considered the appropriate ...

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The Oxford International Encyclopedia of Peace

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2010
Subject:
Social sciences
Length:
2,401 words

The connection between peace and education dates from early human civilization. In almost all cultures, important thinkers and educators have ...

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