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How different from us : a biography of Miss Buss & Miss Beale / Josephine Kamm.

Author/Creator:
Kamm, Josephine., author
Publication:
Abingdon, Oxon : Routledge, 2012.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (281 p.)
Series:
Routledge library editions. Education.
Routledge library editions: education ; 100
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Subjects:
Women -- Education -- England.
Buss, Frances Mary, 1827-1894.
Beale, Dorothea, 1831-1906.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
Frances Mary Buss, who began her teaching career at fourteen, was only twenty-three when she founded the North London Collegiate School, the forerunner and model of Girls' High Schools throughout the country. Her friend Dorothea Beale was for nearly fifty years Principal of Cheltenham Ladies College, which she changed from an insignificant local school into a school and college with a comprehensive teacher training department and with upwards of a thousand pupils. She was also the founder of St.Hilda's College, Oxford. Imbued with strong religious principles and endowed with immense energy
Contents:
HOW DIFFERENT FROM US A: Biography of Miss Buss & Miss Beale; Copyright; HOW DIFFERENT FROM US; Original Copyright; CONTENTS; List of Illustrations; Preface; CHAPTER I: 'A Revolutionary Paradox'; CHAPTER II: 'Mrs Buss Begs to Announce .. .'; CHAPTER III: A Devious Route; CHAPTER IV: Miss Buss and Miss Beale; CHAPTER V: A Democratic Education; CHAPTER VI: The Ladies' College; CHAPTER VII: The Schools' Inquiry Commission; CHAPTER VIII: The Outcome; CHAPTER IX: The Struggle for Endowments; CHAPTER X: 'Some Say our School is Church-like'; CHAPTER XI: 'A Terribly Faithful Letter'
CHAPTER XII: 'This Great Day in our Annals'CHAPTER XIII: 'Forsake Me Not!'; CHAPTER XIV: Boarding-house Problems; CHAPTER XV: Additional Works; CHAPTER XVI: Old Pupils; CHAPTER XVII: The Guild and the Old Pupils' Association; CHAPTER XVIII: Likenesses and Contrasts; CHAPTER XIX: Last Years; CHAPTER XX: 'A Profound Sense of Congruity'; Notes; Bibliography; Index
Notes:
First published in 1958 by Bodley Head Ltd.
Includes bibliographical references (pages 264-265) and index.
ISBN:
1-136-59029-3
1-283-57841-7
9786613890863
1-136-59030-7
0-203-18120-4
OCLC:
798532045
Publisher Number:
10.4324/9780203181201 doi