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  • The First Universitiesby Olaf Pedersen; Richard North

    Cambridge University Press 1998; US$ 39.00

    The book is intended as a broad introduction to the subject for students of the history of education. more...

  • Secondary Education in England 1870-1902by Prof John Roach; John Roach

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 145.00

    In this comprehensive and extensively researched history, John Roach argues for a reassessment of the relative importance of State regulation and private provision. Although the public schools enjoyed their greatest prestige during this period, in terms of educational reform and progress their importance has been exaggerated. The role of the public... more...

  • Private Academies of Chinese Learning in Meiji Japanby Margaret Mehl

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 130.00

    The establishment of a national education system soon after the Meiji Restoration of 1868 is recognized as a significant factor in Japan's modernization, hence research on education is concentrated on the state system. However, this development did not mean the disappearance of the juku , the private academies which were so much a feature of the Tokugawa... more...

  • China's universities, 1895-1995by Ruth Hayhoe

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 170.00

    First Published in 1996. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • ISLAMIC EDUCATION IN SU & SUCCby Michael Kemper; Raoul Motika; Stefan Reichmuth

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 158.00

    This book provides a comparative history of Islamic education in the Soviet Union and the post-Soviet countries. Case studies on Ukraine, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, and Tajikistan and on two regions of the Russian Federation, Tatarstan and Daghestan, highlight the importance which Muslim communities in all parts of the Soviet Union attached... more...

  • Education in ancient Indiaby H. Scharfe

    BRILL 2002; US$ 214.00

    A survey of all aspects of education in India, both in the oral and written traditions. Chronologically it covers everything from the Vedic period up to the Hindu kingdoms before the establishment of Muslim rule. Techniques of memorization are discussed, along with education in private tutorials. more...

  • Culture and Powerby Jonathan Davies

    BRILL 2009; US$ 173.00

    Challenging absolutist interpretations, this title presents a study that uses the universities of Pisa and Siena to reveal the contradictions and the tensions as well as the innovations and the traditions which characterised the grand duchy of Tuscany and its cultural politics. more...

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