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  • Edward Thringby W F Rawnsley

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 230.00

    Originally published in 1926, this volume charts the achievements of Edward Thring, arguably the most original and striking figure in the schoolmaster world of England in the nineteenth century. Abroad, he was the only English schoolmaster of his generation widely known by name. The principles upon which he relied were that every boy should be taught,... more...

  • Indicative Pastby Josephine Kamm

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 230.00

    Originally published in 1971,this volume is much more than a history of the Girls? Public Day School Trust; it examines the growth of educational opportunities for girls and is set against a background of changing social attitudes and ideas. The book is mainly concerned with a small group of schools which pioneered girls? education in the nineteenth... more...

  • J A Comenius and the Concept of Universal Educationby John Edward Sadler

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 230.00

    Originally published in 1966, this volume reappraises the educational philosophy of Comenius. Until recently the attention given to Comenius and his work concentrated on a narrow interpretation of his pedagogy which played down his pansophic theory. In the second half of the nineteenth century Germany led the way in pedagogical study and Comenius... more...

  • A Nineteenth Century Teacherby Susan Liveing

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 230.00

    Originally published in 1926 and whilst not a biography in the strictest sense, this volume presents John Bridges? life and character against the social and political background of the nineteenth century as well as examining his legacy for current generations. more...

  • Education For Leadershipby A T cornwall-jones

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    As well as being a history of administrative staff colleges in the UK, Australia, New Zealand, Pakistan, India, the Phillipines and Ghana between 1948 and 1984, the colleges' contribution to the development of effective managers is evaluated. more...

  • Church, State and Schoolsby James Murphy

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 230.00

    Originally published 1971, this volume unravels the complicated history of the religious question in British education. The background of the key Acts of Parliament which established the "dual" system ? of Church and Local Authority school ? is examined. The changing policies of different religious groupings are analyzed, and their outcome in legislation... more...

  • Education and the Professionsby History of Education Society

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 230.00

      Part of the educational system in England has been geared towards the preparation of particular professions, while the identity and status of members of some professions have depended significantly on the general education they have received. Originally published in 1973, this volume explores the interaction between education and the... more...

  • Guest Editor'S Introduction Es V40#1by Abraham P. DeLeon

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    First published in 2006. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Educational Policy and the Mission Schoolsby Brian Holmes

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 230.00

    Originally published 1967, this title reveals how the missionaries, so often misguided and short-sighted, were in fact pioneers of modernization, science and freedom. The structure of the book allows for comparative analysis and the volume illustrates how some of the social consequences of action through the schools could be foreseen. In addition... more...

  • Education as Historyby Harold Silver

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 230.00

    Originally published 1983.This book explores the nature of the social history of education. It examines what aspects of the history of education have been neglected and why. The themes explored include the relationship between education and the emergence of social science, the reputations of educationists, expectations of higher education in... more...