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  1. The Irish Education Experiment

    The National System of Education in the Nineteenth Century

    By Donald H. Akenson

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education

    This volume focuses on the creation, structure and evolution of the Irish national system of education. It illustrates how the system was shaped by the religious, social and political realities of nineteenth century Ireland and discusses the effects that the system had upon the Irish nation: namely...

    To Be Published December 14th 2014 by Routledge

  2. A Mirror to Kathleen's Face (Routledge Revivals)

    Education in Independent Ireland 1922-60

    By Donald Akenson

    First published in 1975, Donald Akenson’s book was at the forefront of a radically new approach to the study of Irish educational history. Instead of investigating the evolution of the schools as an isolated process, he explores the complex interrelations of Irish education, institutions and...

    Published March 29th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Education and Enmity (Routledge Revivals)

    The Control of Schooliing in Northern Ireland 1920-50

    By Donald Akenson

    First published in 1973 Professor Akenson’s book traces the series of religious and political controversies which have battered the state schools of Northern Ireland. After the government’s admirably intentioned, but muddled, attempt to create a non-sectarian school system in the early 1920s, the...

    Published March 29th 2013 by Routledge

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