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Chartered schools : two hundred years of independent academies in the United States, 1727-1925

Author: Nancy Beadie; Kimberley Tolley
Publisher: New York : RoutledgeFalmer, 2002.
Series: Studies in the history of education (RoutledgeFalmer (Firm))
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The authors of this volume look at the academy, America's prevalent form of higher schooling in the 18th and 19th centuries, highlighting its role in the formation of middle-class social networks and culture during that period.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nancy Beadie; Kimberley Tolley
ISBN: 0415931185 9780415931182
OCLC Number: 47996006
Description: xii, 364 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: A school for every purpose: an introduction to the history of academies in the United States / Kim Tolley and Nancy Beadie --
Mapping the landscape of higher schooling, 1727-1850 / Kim Tolley --
From Anstalt to academy: Moravian boarding education for Native American children in the eighteenth century / Amy C. Schutt --
"A triumph of reason": female education in academies in the new republic / Margaret A. Nash --
Internal improvement: the structure and culture of academy expansion in New York state in the antebellum era, 1820-1860 / Nancy Beadie --
"Endeavor to improve yourself": the education of white women in the antebellum South / Kathryn Walbert --
"A good and delicious country": free children of color and how they learned to imagine the Atlantic world in nineteenth-century Louisiana / Mary Niall Mitchell. Leaving home to teach: the diary of Susan Nye Hutchison 1815-1841 / Kim Tolley and Margaret A. Nash --
"Creating an educational interest": Sophia Sawyer, teacher of the Cherokee / Teri L. Castelow --
Alternative pedagogy: the rise of the private Black academy in early postbellum Mississipppi, 1862-1870 / Christopher M. Span --
The Chinese Western Military Academies in the United States, 1902-1911 / Carol Huang --
"Let the people remember it": academies and the rise of public high schools, 1865-1890 / Sevan G. Terzian and Nancy Beadie --
Betrothed to the state?: nineteenth-century academies confront the rise of the State Normal Schools / Christine A. Ogren --
"Many years before the Mayflower": Catholic academies and the development of Parish High Schools in the United States, 1727-1925 / Kim Tolley --
Legacies of the academy / Nancy Beadie and Kim Tolley.
Series Title: Studies in the history of education (RoutledgeFalmer (Firm))
Responsibility: edited by Nancy Beadie and Kim Tolley.
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