An American teacher in Argentina : Mary Gorman's nineteenth-century odyssey from New Mexico to the Pampas (eBook, 2016) [WorldCat.org]
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An American teacher in Argentina : Mary Gorman's nineteenth-century odyssey from New Mexico to the Pampas

Author: Julyan G Peard
Publisher: Lewisburg [Pennsylvania] : Bucknell University Press ; Lanham, Maryland : The Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group, Inc., [2016]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This is the story of Mary Gorman who, in 1869, was the first American woman to accept President Sarmiento's invitation to set up normal schools in Argentina. She lived a transnational and transformative life moving along Indian-White frontiers in the U.S. southwest and Argentina and participating in the early education of both countries. This book is based on original research and scholarly bibliography and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biographies
History
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Peard, Julyan G.
American teacher in Argentina.
Lanham, Maryland : Bucknell University Press, copublished by The Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group, Inc., [2016]
(DLC) 2016018777
Named Person: Mary Gorman, (Teacher); Mary Gorman, (Teacher)
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Julyan G Peard
ISBN: 9781611487657 161148765X
OCLC Number: 952943102
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 285 pages)
Contents: Southwest --
East --
Sur --
Curumalán.
Responsibility: Julyan G. Peard.

Abstract:

This is the story of Mary Gorman who, in 1869, was the first American woman to accept President Sarmiento's invitation to set up normal schools in Argentina. She lived a transnational and transformative life moving along Indian-White frontiers in the U.S. southwest and Argentina and participating in the early education of both countries. This book is based on original research and scholarly bibliography and accessible to both scholarly and general audiences.

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Julyan Peard effectively chose to write a biography within the framework of the transnational history of nation making. . . This makes the book not only more intellectually stimulating and Read more...

 
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