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The Concept of Sentimental Boyhood

The Emotional Education of Boys in Mexico during the Early Porfiriato, 1876–1884

Carlos Zúñiga Nieto

boys. Beginning in the 1870s, the philosophy of positivism, which outlined the tenets of economic development and centralization, was embraced by a new generation of educators in Mexico. In France, the philosophy of positivism was particularly embraced

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Becoming a Gentleman

Adolescence, Chivalry, and Turn-of-the-Century Youth Movements

Kent Baxter

both sides of the Atlantic, the fascination with medieval mentalities revealed the complexities of the revolt against positivism. Often perceived as displaying childlike traits, the peasants, saints, and seers of the Middle Ages focused reactions to the

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Conjunctures and Convergences

Remaking the World Cultures Displays at the National Museum of Scotland

Henrietta Lidchi

consequences, material and intellectual, of Victorian positivism as described by Thomas Richards. Richards has argued that Victorian practices of collecting, far from yielding their aim of a unity and transparency of knowledge (singular), led to unwieldy

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Dhan Zunino Singh

agent of modernization for nineteenth-century intellectuals and political leaders who pursued the values of “progress” and “civilization,” guided by principles ranging from liberalism, utilitarianism, enlightenment, and romanticism to positivism and