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For Home, Country, and Race: Constructing Gender Class and Englishness in the Elementary School, 1880-1914

The articulation of a national network of elementary schools in England and Wales after 1870 and legislation to compel attendance at these schools from 1880 created marvellous opportunities for publishers. School authorities were major purchasers and the children in their schools a captive audience. Stephen Heathorn provides an account of the scale of this enterpriseContinue reading “For Home, Country, and Race: Constructing Gender Class and Englishness in the Elementary School, 1880-1914”