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  • Thetford Grammar Schoolby David Seymour

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2016; US$ 9.99

    Written to coincide with the 450th anniversary of Thetford Grammar School's re-founding by Sir Richard Fulmerston's will of 1566, this book examines the history of a school which may date from 631. First re-founded by the Bishop of Norwich in 1114, the school was re-vitalised by Fulmerston's will following the dissolution of the monasteries, and firmly... more...

  • History of Educationby Deirdre Raftery; David Crook

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 160.00

    Specially commissioned to mark the 40 th Anniversary of History of Education , and containing articles from leading international scholars, this is a unique and important volume. Over the past forty years, scholars working in the history of education have engaged with histories of religion, gender, science and culture, and have developed comparative... more...

  • The Village on the Plainby Dwayne Cox

    University of Alabama Press 2016; US$ 39.95

    Long overdue for an institutional history, Auburn University possesses a rich and storied past. Dwayne Cox?s The Village on the Plain traces the school?s history in authoritative detail from its origins as a private college through its emergence as a complex land-grant university.   Originally founded prior to the Civil War with an emphasis... more...

  • The Arthurdale Community Schoolby Sam F. Jr. Stack

    The University Press of Kentucky 2016; US$ 50.00

    The first of many homestead communities designed during the rollout of the New Deal, Arthurdale, West Virginia, was a bold experiment in progressive social planning. At the center of the settlement was the school, which was established to improve the curriculum offered to Appalachian students. Offering displaced and unemployed coal miners and their... more...

  • Bringing Montessori to Americaby Gerald L. Gutek; Patricia A. Gutek

    University of Alabama Press 2016; US$ 59.95

    Bringing Montessori to America traces in engrossing detail one of the most fascinating partnerships in the history of American education?that between Maria Montessori and S. S. McClure, from their first meeting in 1910 until their final acrimonious dispute in 1915.   Born on the Adriatic, Montessori first entered the world stage in 1906 as... more...

  • Generational Identity, Educational Change, and School Leadershipby Corrie Stone-Johnson

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    Generational identity plays a large role in how teachers view educational change and school reform. Teachers of the Boomer generation, an era characterized by optimism and innovation, tend to be more resistant to change than those of Generation X, for whom standardization represents the norm, not a shift. This volume reviews five decades of research... more...

  • AP® European History Crash Course Book + Onlineby Larry Krieger; Patti Harrold

    Research & Education Association 2016; US$ 14.95

    REA's Crash Course for the AP® European History Exam - Gets You a Higher Advanced Placement® Score in Less Time About this new exam and test prep: The new AP® European History exam is structured around five course themes and 19 key concepts in four different chronological periods, from approximately 1450 to the present. REA's all-new AP® European... more...

  • The Shape and Shaping of the College and University in Americaby Stephen J. Nelson

    Lexington Books 2016; US$ 89.99

    This book presents the issues, controversies, and key players that formed and enabled the American college and university to endure as a critical institution of the nation and society. more...

  • Wisdom's Workshopby James Axtell

    Princeton University Press 2016; US$ 35.00

    When universities began in the Middle Ages, Pope Gregory IX described them as "wisdom's special workshop." He could not have foreseen how far these institutions would travel and develop. Tracing the eight-hundred-year evolution of the elite research university from its roots in medieval Europe to its remarkable incarnation today, Wisdom's Workshop... more...

  • Deculturalization and the Struggle for Equalityby Joel Spring

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    Joel Spring?s history of school polices imposed on dominated groups in the United States examines the concept of deculturalization?the use of schools to strip away family languages and cultures and replace them with those of the dominant group. The focus is on the education of dominated groups forced to become citizens in territories conquered by... more...