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  • National 5 History: Practice Papers for SQA Examsby John Kerr; Jerry Teale

    Hodder Education 2017; US$ 10.99

    Practise for your SQA exams with three specially commissioned Hodder Gibson Practice Exam Papers with fully worked answers. - Practise with model papers written and checked by experienced markers and examiners - Worked answers show how solutions are arrived at and where marks are gained - Get extra advice with study-skills guidance sections - Avoid... more...

  • Never to Return: Brighton College's Fallen 1914Â?18by Max Usher

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2017; US$ 10.99

    In the early summer of 1914, the headmaster of Brighton College, Canon W. R. Dawson, spoke to the school in chapel. He called on every boy present to stand ready to sacrifice his life in defence of his country. No shot had yet been fired in anger, Austria's Archduke still lived, few anticipated a European war, and yet Brighton's headmaster seemed to... more...

  • Southern Mercyby Annette Louise Bickford

    University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division 2017; Not Available

    In Southern Mercy , Annette Bickford examines the limits of emancipation, and the exclusions inherent in liberal humanism that distinguish racism in the contemporary "post-race" era. more...

  • Kon-Texteby Silke Allmann; Jorina Talmon-Gros

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2017; US$ 31.61

    Das Werk zeigt, dass Pädagoginnen und Pädagogen spurensuchende Forscher und forschende Spurensucher zugleich sind ? je nachdem, aus welcher Perspektive sie ihren Blick fokussieren. Die in diesem Buch vereinten Autorinnen und Autoren haben fesselnde Spuren für sich gefunden: in der Autobiographie, in der Zeit, in Medien und in bleibenden, überdauernden... more...

  • Class Choreographiesby Jane Kenway; Johannah Fahey; Debbie Epstein; Aaron Koh; Cameron McCarthy; Fazal Rizvi

    Palgrave Macmillan UK 2017; US$ 77.32

    Elite schools have always been social choreographers par excellence. The world over, they put together highly dexterous performances as they stage and restage changing relations of ruling. They are adept at aligning their social choreographies to shifting historical conditions and cultural tastes. In multiple theatres, they now regularly rehearse the... more...

  • Globalisation and Historiography of National Leadersby Joseph Zajda; Tatyana Tsyrlina-Spady; Michael Lovorn

    Springer Netherlands 2016; US$ 96.75

    Globalisation and Historiography of National Leaders: Symbolic Representations in School Textbooks , the 18th book in the 24-volume book series Globalisation, Comparative Education and Policy Research , explores the interrelationship between ideology, national identity, national history and historical heroes, setting it in a global context. Based... more...

  • Education, Industrialization and the End of Empire in Singaporeby Kevin Blackburn

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 70.00

    Singapore under the ruling People?s Action Party government has been categorized as a developmental state which has utilized education as an instrument of its economic policies and nation-building agenda. However, contrary to accepted assumptions, the use of education by the state to promote economic growth did not begin with the coming to power of... more...

  • Christian Privilege in U.S. Educationby Kevin J. Burke; Avner Segall

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    Using critical curriculum theory as its lens, this book explores the relationship between religion?specifically, Christianity and the Judeo-Christian ethos underlying it?and secular public education in the United States. Despite various 20 th -century court decisions separating religion and education, the authors challenge that religion is in fact... more...

  • The Transformation of Women?s Collegiate Educationby Patrick Dilley

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 48.33

    This book examines the life of Virginia Gildersleeve, the dean of Barnard College from 1911 to 1947, who dedicated her life to expanding women?s collegiate opportunities to match those of men, and to allow women entry into professional and graduate programs. Gildersleeve was the first academic to use the media to define for the American public... more...

  • Building a New Educational Stateby Joan Malczewski

    University of Chicago Press 2016; US$ 55.00

    Building a New Educational State examines the dynamic process of black education reform during the Jim Crow era in North Carolina and Mississippi. Through extensive archival research, Joan Malczewski explores the initiatives of foundations and reformers at the top, the impact of their work at the state and local level, and the agency of southerners?including... more...