By E. Lisa Panayotidis,Paul Stortz
As highbrow engines of the college, professors carry substantial authority and play a massive position in society. via nature in their career, they're brokers of highbrow tradition in Canada.
Historical Identities is a brand new selection of essays interpreting the background of the professoriate in Canada. Framing the quantity with the query, 'What used to be it wish to be a professor?' editors Paul Stortz and E. Lisa Panayotidis, in addition to an esteemed team of Canadian historians, attempt to discover and research variables and contexts - comparable to heritage, schooling, economics, politics, gender, and ethnicity - within the lives of lecturers all through Canada's heritage. The participants take an in-depth method of subject matters resembling educational freedom, professors and the country, school improvement, self-discipline building and educational cultures, faith, biography, gender and college better halves, pictures of professors, and history and youth experiences.
Including the simplest and latest serious learn within the box of the social historical past of upper schooling and professors, Historical Identities examines basic and difficult subject matters, concerns, and arguments at the function and nature of intellectualism in Canada.
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Historical Identities: The Professoriate in Canada by E. Lisa Panayotidis,Paul Stortz