The History Carousel, Episode 3: Teaching Across the Pond

The History CarouselToday’s episode, “Teaching Across the Pond,” features Tom Cutterham, Ken Owen, Ben Park, and Rachel Herrmann discussing historical teachers, and debating the merits and pitfalls of teaching in the United States compared to the United Kingdom. Come for the boat race jokes; stay for the pedagogy!

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Episode 3 Bibliography

Rachel Herrmann, “My First Year of Teaching,” The Chronicle of Higher Education, April 14, 2014.

Rachel Herrmann, “Death By Chamomile?: The Alimentary End of Henry Granville Naimbana,” The Appendix: A New Journal of Narrative and Experimental History, 1, no. 1 (December 2012): 43-47.

Linda K. Kerber, “The Republican Mother: Women and the Enlightenment–An American Perspective,” American Quarterly, 28, no. 2 (Summer 1976): 187-205.

Jan Lewis, “The Republican Wife: Virtue and Seduction in the Early Republic,” William and Mary Quarterly, 3d series, 44, no. 4 (October 1987): 689-721.

Peter Onuf, “State Politics and Republican Virtue: religion, education, and morality in early American Federalism”, in Paul Finkelman & Stephen Gottlieb eds., Toward a Usable Past: liberty under state constitutions (University of Georgia Press: Athens, 1991)

Benjamin Rush, “Thoughts Upon the Mode of Education Proper in a Republic,”  and “Thoughts upon Female Education,” both in Rudolph, Frederick ed., Essays on Education in the Early Republic (Harvard University Press: Cambridge, Ma., 1965).


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