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  • 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...

  • Education Since 1800by Ivor Morrish

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 230.00

    Originally published in 1970, this volume provides a survey of the wide field of the development of education since 1800.  The book is structured as follows: Part One: The General Development of Popular Education English Elementary Education, the Development of Primary Education, English Secondary Education Part Two:... more...

  • Abbotsholmeby Cecil Reddie

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 230.00

    Originally published in 1900 As well as being a history of Abbotsholme School this volume also examines the general question of the English national education at the turn of the last century. The material includes: The foundation of Abbotsholme, 1889 Answers to the Royal Commission on "Secondary" education, 1894 British,... more...

  • English Primary Education and the Progressives, 1914-1939by R J W Selleck

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 230.00

    Originally published 1972.This book concerns the progressive movement, its prominent thinkers and its achievements, at a period of vital change in English primary education. The role of progressive educationists, such as Lane, Neill and Montessori is considered. The author asserts that these pioneers gradually made themselves the intellectual orthodoxy... more...

  • 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...

  • Education in Britain Since 1944by W Kenneth Richmond

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 230.00

    Originally published 1978.This volume examines the purpose and the functioning of the present education system inthe UK and when it was originally published it was the first overall review of developments in British education since the 1944 Education Act. It discusses some of the most significant reforms which have stemmed from developments in... more...