mechanics' institutes

mechanics' institutes
институты мастеровых (первая организация была создана в 1824 с целью улучшения образования рабочих, повышения их квалификации и подготовки в различных специальностях; впоследствии они стали распространённой формой образования для взрослых с различными курсами лекций, в том числе по литературе, искусству и т. п.; позднее эти институты превратились в центры отдыха, некоторые из них сохранились в таком виде до наших дней)

Australia and New Zealand. English-Russian dictionary of regional studies. 2014.

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  • Mechanics' Hall (Toronto) — Mechanics Hall was a concert hall on the ground floor of the Mechanics Institutes building in Toronto, Canada. The hall was used for theatrical productions, music concerts, public meetings, and lectures from 1856 1883. Located on the east side of …   Wikipedia

  • Mechanics Institute Library — may refer to: Mechanics Institute Library, King City, Ontario. Today, part of the King Township Public Library system Bradford Mechanics Institute Library, established 1832 in Bradford, United Kingdom San Francisco Mechanics Institute Library of… …   Wikipedia

  • mechanics' institute — ▪ British United States organization       a voluntary organization common in Britain and the United States between 1820 and 1860 for educating manual workers. Ideally such an institute was to have a library, a museum, a laboratory, public… …   Universalium

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  • Burnley Mechanics — Coordinates: 53°47′16″N 2°14′40″W / 53.7878°N 2.2445°W / 53.7878; 2.2445 …   Wikipedia

  • Toronto Mechanics' Institute — The first home of the Toronto Public Library The Toronto Mechanics Institute, originally named the York Mechanics Institute, was an educational institution in 19th century Toronto that became the city s first public library. It was one of a… …   Wikipedia

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