Historical Dictionary of Women’s Education in the United by Linda Eisenmann

By Linda Eisenmann

The heritage of women's schooling within the usa provides a continuing attempt to maneuver from the outer edge to the mainstream, and this ebook examines either formal and casual possibilities for women and girls. via an introductory essay and approximately 250 alphabetically prepared entries, this reference e-book examines associations, people, rules, occasions, and routine within the heritage of women's schooling within the usa. the quantity spans the colonial period to the current, exploring settings from formal associations corresponding to faculties and schools to casual institutions comparable to suffrage teams and reform enterprises the place ladies won talents and used wisdom. a whole photograph of women's academic heritage provides their paintings in mainstream associations, sex-segregated colleges, and casual organisations that served as substitute academic settings.

Educational historical past varies enormously for girls of other races, periods, and ethnicities. The event of a few teams has been good documented. therefore entries at the Seven Sisters women's schools and the reform firms of the innovative period show huge historic element. different girls were studied just recently. hence entries on African American institution founders or girls academics current substantial new details that students interpret opposed to a much broader context. ultimately, a few women's background has but to be correctly explored. Hispanic American girls and Catholic instructing sisters are mentioned in entries that spotlight old questions nonetheless ultimate. every one access is written through knowledgeable contributor and concludes with a short bibliography. the quantity closes with a timeline of women's academic historical past and a listing of significant basic works for additional reading.

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Historical Pragmatics: Philosophical Essays by Robert E. Butts

By Robert E. Butts

For 35 years, the severe and artistic writings of Robert E. Butts were a striking and welcome a part of eu and North American philosophy. many years in the past, James Robert Brown and Jiirgen Mittelstrass feted Professor Butts with a quantity entitled An Intimate Relation (Boston reviews vol. 116, 1989), essays by means of twenty-six philosophers and historians of the sciences. And that becoming a member of of philosophers and historians was once remarkable facts of the 'intimate relation' among old illumination and philosophical knowing that's attribute of Butts all through his paintings. now not by myself, Butts has been, and is, one in every of this generation's such a lot incisive thinkers, dedicated to in charge textual scholarship and both in charge ingenious interpretation. Brown and Mittelstrass acknowledged that "throughout his writings, technology, its philosophy, and its historical past were taken care of as a continuing web", and that i may upload simply that philosophy in keeping with se is part of the net too. the following during this booklet earlier than us are the implications, a stunning assortment from the paintings of Robert Butts, who's for thus lots of his colleagues, scholars and readers, Mr. HPS, the version philosophical historian and historic thinker of the sciences. July 1993 Robert S. Cohen middle for Philosophy and heritage of technology, Boston collage desk OF CONTENTS BIBLIOGRAPHICAL be aware IX creation Xl half I EARLY sleek PHILOSOPHY OF technology 1 1. a few strategies in Galileo's propaganda for the mathematization of medical event three 2.

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Early Civilizations in the Americas: Almanac by Sonia G. Benson

By Sonia G. Benson

During this three-volume set, the most important civilizations from 2,500 B.C.F to 1600 A.D. are tested and in comparison through exploring the main subject matters, occasions, humans and first resource files regarding the interval. issues coated comprise Kennewick guy, dialogue of the Amerind languages, Early South American (Andean) civilizations, the lately excavated urban of Caral, the Tiahuanaco and Huari peoples, the Olmec of Mexico, the Zapotec and Vera Cruz civilizations, Mississippian tradition and lots more and plenty extra.

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The making of a patriot: Benjamin Franklin at the cockpit by Sheila L. Skemp

By Sheila L. Skemp

On January 29, 1774, Benjamin Franklin was once known as to seem ahead of the Privy Council--a pick out staff of the king's advisors--in an octagonal-shaped room in Whitehall Palace often called the Cockpit. Spurred through jeers and applause from the viewers within the Cockpit, Solicitor normal Alexander Wedderburn unleashed a withering tirade opposed to Franklin. although Franklin entered the room as a dutiful servant of the British crown, he left as a budding American progressive. within the Making of a Patriot, well known Franklin historian Sheila L. Skemp offers an insightful, energetic narrative that is going past the normal Franklin biography--and at the back of the typical myths--to exhibit how Franklin's final choice to aid the colonists used to be on no account a foregone end. in reality, up till the Cockpit ordeal, he used to be steadfastly dedicated to attaining "an lodging of our differences."The Making of a Patriot sheds mild at the conspiratorial framework during which actors on either side of the Atlantic moved towards revolution. It highlights how this occasion eventually pitted Franklin opposed to his son, suggesting that the Revolution used to be, in no small half, additionally a civil warfare.

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Positivism in Psychology: Historical and Contemporary by Charles W. Tolman (auth.), Charles W. Tolman (eds.)

By Charles W. Tolman (auth.), Charles W. Tolman (eds.)

Positivism wishes additional scrutiny. lately, there was little consensus concerning the nature of positivism or in regards to the specified varieties its effect has taken on mental concept. One symptom of this loss of readability has been that ostensibly anti-positivist mental theorizing is often discovered reproducing a number of distinctively positivist assumptions. The members to this quantity think that, whereas nearly each theoretically engaged psychologist at the present time overtly rejects positivism in either its nineteenth century and twentieth century kinds, it really is essential to examine positivism from each side and to appraise its position and value so one can make attainable the extra improvement of mental theory.

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Gender and Well-Being in Europe by Lina Gálvez, Bernard Harris

By Lina Gálvez, Bernard Harris

This can be the 1st of 4 books in response to a chain of symposia, funded by way of the eu technology beginning less than the auspices of price (European Cooperation within the box of clinical and Technical Research). It attracts on either old and modern eu case-studies to provide a cosmopolitan account of the connection among gender and overall healthiness. The authors concentrate on key discussions of the altering conceptions of wellbeing and fitness from early 20th century calculations of the connection among source of revenue and the cost-of-living, to more moderen reviews from feminist writers. Their attention-grabbing solutions let them considerably problem the problem with the concept that health and wellbeing isn't identifiable with source of revenue or opulence yet pertains to extra summary ideas together with functions, freedom, and business enterprise of alternative men and women and should be of substantial curiosity to Sociologists of wellbeing and fitness, Gender, Sexuality and Economics.

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Kiss Me Quick (Kiss Me Series, Book 1) by Margaret Moore

By Margaret Moore

The moment woman Diana Westover spies Edmond Terrington, Viscount Adderley, throughout a crowded room, the stunning, sheltered pass over believes she's chanced on the guy she's been looking for. although she knowsnothing of guys, Diana longs to pen a romantic novel. So she resolves to review the darkly good-looking, scandalously seductive lord's each circulate, to event the pleasures of his gentle kisses and sensuous caresses ... all within the identify of research.Who is that this infuriating girl who's far and wide he turns? Edmond is used to fawning admirers, yet this appealing chit turns out drawn to anything except ardour. And the extra immune she is still to Edmond's charms, the extra enchanted he's by way of hers. good, this demands a major seduction, for he'll be bested by way of no girl, regardless of how brilliant, witty and pleasant! yet as soon as he units Diana's wants gloriously loose, how will Edmond comprise the yearnings of his personal traitorous center?

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