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Strong, Michele M.

Education, Travel and the “Civilisation” of the Victorian Working Classes

Strong, Michele M. - Education, Travel and the “Civilisation” of the Victorian Working Classes, ebook

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Table of contents

1. Introduction: Grand Tours and Workers’ Tours: Rethinking Victorian Travel and Education
Michele M. Strong

2. “A True Agent of Civilisation”: Travel and the “Educational Idea,” 1841–1861
Michele M. Strong

3. Turning the Educational Idea on Its Head: The Lib-Lab Alliance and the Organization of the Working Men’s 1867 Exhibition Tours
Michele M. Strong

4. “The Lessons of Paris”: The 1867 Working Men’s Exhibition Tours and the Artisan Imagination
Michele M. Strong

5. “High Attainments”: The Artisan Exhibition Tours and the Campaign for Technical Education, 1867–1889
Michele M. Strong

6. Class Trips and the Meaning of British Citizenship: The Regent Street Polytechnic at Home and Abroad, 1871–1903
Michele M. Strong

7. Conclusion: Goody, Gordon, and Shilpa Shetty “Poppadom”: The Politics of Study Abroad from the New Liberalism to New Labour
Michele M. Strong

Keywords: History, History of Britain and Ireland, Social History, History of Education, Sociology of Sport and Leisure, European History, Cultural History

Author(s)
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2014
Language
en
Edition
1
Page amount
251 pages
Category
History
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9781137338082
Printed ISBN
978-1-349-46393-0

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