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Overview page. Subjects: Warfare and Defence — Maritime History.

Of a ship, to sink at sea, generally understood to be by the flooding of its hull either through springing a leak or through striking a rock. Other causes of a ship sinking, such as...

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FROEBEL, Friedrich (1782–1852)

Daniel Hahn.

in The Oxford Companion to Children’s Literature

January 2015; p ublished online July 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Children's Literature Studies. 17 words.

founder of the *kindergarten movement.

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CLARKE, J. Erskine

Daniel Hahn.

in The Oxford Companion to Children’s Literature

January 2015; p ublished online July 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Children's Literature Studies. 12 words.

Founder of The *Children’s Prize and *Chatterbox.

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Early Piety (1776)

Daniel Hahn.

in The Oxford Companion to Children’s Literature

January 2015; p ublished online July 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Children's Literature Studies. 96 words.

By George *Burder (1752–1832), founder of the *Religious Tract Society. It was modelled on the *...

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Bamberger, Richard

Birger Hedén.

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Children's Literature

January 2006; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Children's Literature Studies. 150 words.

(1911–), Austrian author and pedagogue, founder of important institutes such as Österreichischen Buchklubs der Jugend (1948;

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FOX, George (1624–91)

Daniel Hahn.

in The Oxford Companion to Children’s Literature

January 2015; p ublished online July 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Children's Literature Studies. 232 words.

Founder of the Society of Friends who wrote, with a fellow Quaker, Ellis Hookes, a Primmer [i.e. *primer] ...

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Chatterbox

Daniel Hahn.

in The Oxford Companion to Children’s Literature

January 2015; p ublished online July 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Children's Literature Studies. 111 words.

A long-lived British *magazine for children, established in 1866 by the Revd J. Erskine Clarke (founder also of The...

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Children’s Friend, The

Daniel Hahn.

in The Oxford Companion to Children’s Literature

January 2015; p ublished online July 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Children's Literature Studies. 54 words.

An *evangelical penny monthly published in Britain from 1824 to 1882. Its founder was the Revd William Carus *...

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Pombo, Rafael

Katarina Eriksson.

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Children's Literature

January 2006; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Children's Literature Studies. 467 words.

(1833–1912), Colombian poet, newspaper founder, translator, and author of fables and tales for children. After studying engineering, Pombo

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Baden-Powell, Robert Stephenson Smyth

Mawuena Kossi Logan.

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Children's Literature

January 2006; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Children's Literature Studies. 391 words.

(1857–1941), British soldier and founder of the Boy Scout Movement (1908). Born on February 22, 1857

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Wesley, Charles

Frances Armstrong.

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Children's Literature

January 2006; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Children's Literature Studies. 116 words.

(1707–1791), British clergyman, hymn writer, and, with his brother John, a founder of the Methodist church. A

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Fraser, James

Linnea Hendrickson.

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Children's Literature

January 2006; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Children's Literature Studies. 113 words.

(1934–), American librarian, author, and founder and editor of Phaedrus: A Newsletter of Children's Literature Research. He

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Froebel, Friedrich

Gillian Lathey.

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Children's Literature

January 2006; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Children's Literature Studies. 196 words.

(1782–1852), pioneering educator and founder of the kindergarten, who wrote Mother Songs (1844) to develop the

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Doderer, Klaus

Sandra L. Beckett.

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Children's Literature

January 2006; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Children's Literature Studies. 187 words.

(1925–), German literary critic, and founder and long-time director (1963–1990) of the Institut für Jugendbuchforschung (Institute

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Gramsci, Antonio

Ann Lawson Lucas.

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Children's Literature

January 2006; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Children's Literature Studies. 128 words.

(1891–1937), leading Marxist theoretician and a founder of the Italian Communist Party (1921). His opposition to

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Raikes, Robert

Adrienne E. Gavin.

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Children's Literature

January 2006; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Children's Literature Studies. 163 words.

(1736–1811), English editor and founder of Sunday schools. Born in Gloucester, Raikes was educated at schools there and

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Mitchell, Lucy Sprague

Philip Nel.

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Children's Literature

January 2006; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Children's Literature Studies. 292 words.

(1878–1967), educator, author, and founder of the Bank Street College of Education in New York City. Established in

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Fabre, Jean

Sophie Van der Linden.

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Children's Literature

January 2006; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Children's Literature Studies. 122 words.

(1920–), French publisher and founder of the publishing house L’École des loisirs in 1965. Along with his

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Kharms, Daniil

Sara Pankenier.

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Children's Literature

January 2006; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Children's Literature Studies. 168 words.

(1905–1942), Russian poet and writer, one of the founders of the leftist literary group “Association for Real Art”

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Reiniger, Lotte

Helene Ehriander.

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Children's Literature

January 2006; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Children's Literature Studies. 174 words.

(1899–1981), German artist best known as a creator of animated films, producer of children's television programs, and founder

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Fox, George

Andrea Immel.

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Children's Literature

January 2006; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Children's Literature Studies. 159 words.

(1624–1691), founder of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers) and with Ellis Hookes coauthor of the speller A

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