By Deirdre Raftery,Elizabeth M. Smyth
This e-book brings jointly the paintings of 11 major foreign students to map the contribution of educating Sisters, who supplied education to thousands of youngsters, globally, from 1800 to 1950. the quantity represents learn that attracts on a number of theoretical ways and methodologies. It engages with feminist discourses, social historical past, oral heritage, visible tradition, post-colonial stories and the idea that of transnationalism, to supply new insights into the paintings of Sisters in education.
Making a distinct contribution to the sphere, chapters provide an interrogation of historic assets in addition to clean interpretations of findings, demanding assumptions. Compelling narratives from the us, Canada, New Zealand, Africa, Australia, South East Asia, France, the united kingdom, Italy and eire give a contribution to what's a most vital exploration of the contribution of the ladies spiritual by means of mapping and contextualizing their paintings.
Education, identification and ladies spiritual, 1800–1950: Convents, school rooms and colleges will entice teachers, researchers and postgraduate scholars within the fields of social historical past, women’s heritage, the background of schooling, Catholic schooling, gender stories and overseas schooling.
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