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  • Cadets on Campusby John A. Coulter

    Texas A&M University Press 2017; Not Available

    Since the founding of the United States Military Academy at West Point in 1802, more than eight hundred military schools have existed in this country. The vast majority have closed their doors, been absorbed into other educational institutions, or otherwise faded away, but others soldier on, adapting to changing times and changing educational needs.... more...

  • Organization and Administration in Higher Educationby Kristina Powers; Patrick J. Schloss

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    Situating strategic planning and budgeting within the organization and administration of higher education institutions, this text provides effective and proven strategies for today?s change-oriented leaders. Bringing together distinguished administrators from two-year, four-year, public, and private colleges and universities, this volume provides... more...

  • The Improvement of Humanityby R. R. Palmer

    Princeton University Press 2017; US$ 48.95 US$ 44.54

    This work examines education in both theory and practice during the Enlightenment and the French Revolution when educators aimed at nothing less than reforming humanity and creating a new society. Originally published in 1985. The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology to again make available previously out-of-print... more...

  • The Irish Classical Selfby Laurie O'Higgins

    OUP Oxford 2017; US$ 94.99

    The Irish Classical Self considers the role of classical languages and learning in the construction of cultural identities in eighteenth and nineteenth century Ireland. Focusing in particular on the "lower ranks" of society, it explores this unusual phenomenon through analysis of contemporary writings and records of classical hedge schools. more...

  • Holocaust Education in Lithuaniaby Christine Beresniova

    Lexington Books 2017; US$ 89.99

    Holocaust Education in Lithuania examines the effects of the controversial policies for Holocaust education that were introduced as conditions of membership for access into post-Soviet western alliances. more...

  • A History of the Indian University Systemby Surja Datta

    Palgrave Macmillan UK 2017; US$ 86.78

    This book provides an explanation of the nature of the Indian university system, including its specificities and its peculiarities as well as exploring how they developed. It offers a historical and institutional perspective by singling out the forces that have shaped the present Indian higher education system. Bridging the pre-independence and the... more...

  • Education As My Agendaby J. Robinson

    Palgrave Macmillan US 2017; US$ 26.33

    When Gertrude Williams retired in 1998, after forty-nine years in the Baltimore public schools,The Baltimore Sun called her "the most powerful of principals" who "tangled with two superintendents and beat them both." In this oral memoir, Williams identifies the essential elements of sound education and describes the battles she waged to secure those... more...

  • The History of Education in Japan (1600 ? 2000)by Masashi Tsujimoto; Yoko Yamasaki

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    As one of the most rapid and earliest nations to achieve "western-modernisation", much of Japan?s success stems from its fruitful literacy history in the Tokugawa Shogunate, as well as later influences by Western educational ideals, and consequent economic and democratic conflicts in Japan. Locally written, put together by Japanese historians, this... more...

  • Homeschoolby Milton Gaither

    Palgrave Macmillan US 2017; US$ 86.78

    This is a lively account of one of the most important and overlooked themes in American education. Beginning in the colonial period and working to the present, Gaither describes in rich detail how the home has been used as the base for education of all kinds. The last five chapters focus especially on the modern homeschooling movement and offer the... more...