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The Mechanics’ Institute Movement and its Contribution to both British and American 19th Century Adult Education

Walker, Martyn (2015) The Mechanics’ Institute Movement and its Contribution to both British and American 19th Century Adult Education. In: Trans-Atlantic Dialogues on Cultural Heritage: Heritage, Tourism and Traditions, 13th-16th July 2015, Liverpool, UK. (Unpublished)

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Abstract

Glasgow MI was opened on July 5 1823 some 192 years ago, with Dr George Birkbeck as its first President,
In the same month and year, the Liverpool Mechanics’ Institute and Apprentices’ Library was also opened,
The London Mechanics’ Institution were opened later in 1823….and then the Movement spread across Britain

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Subjects: L Education > L Education (General)
L Education > LA History of education
L Education > LC Special aspects of education > LC5201 Education extension. Adult education. Continuing education
Schools: School of Education and Professional Development
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Depositing User: Sara Taylor
Date Deposited: 21 Jul 2015 14:43
Last Modified: 04 Dec 2016 13:30
URI: http://eprints.hud.ac.uk/id/eprint/25231

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