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  1. Thomas Jefferson's Philosophy of Education

    A utopian dream

    By M. Andrew Holowchak

    Series: New Directions in the Philosophy of Education

    Thomas Jefferson had a profoundly advanced educational vision that went hand in hand with his political philosophy - each of which served the goal of human flourishing. His republicanism marked a break with the conservatism of traditional non-representative governments, characterized by birth and...

    Published June 30th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Secondary Education for All

    Origins and Development in England

    By H C Dent

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education

    The Education Act of 1944 launched an unprecedented experiment in the history of education in the UK. This book is a brief survey of the routes by which compulsory free secondary education was arrived at, as well as an examination of the position in 1949 and suggestions for the future....

    Published June 10th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Making Imperial Mentalities

    Socialisation and British Imperialism

    Edited by J. A. Mangan

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education

    This book discusses the way in which those born into the British empire were persuaded to accept it, often with enthusiasm. The study compares the perceptions of people at ‘home’, in the dominions and in the colonies. Across the diversity of imperial territories it explores themes such as the...

    Published June 10th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Aubrey on Education

    A Hitherto Unpublished Manuscript by the Author of Brief Lives

    Edited by J. E. Stephens

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education

    In 1699 John Aubrey began to compile notes for a scheme for the education of young gentlemen. The manuscript he left has never been published. The editor of the volume organized and re-arranged the text and has provided an historical Introduction and detailed notes. Aubrey gives a graphic account...

    Published June 10th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Studies in the History of Educational Theory Vol 1 (RLE Edu H)

    Nature and Artifice, 1350-1765

    By G H Bantock

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education

    This book examines key theorists in depth in order to give some insight into cultural change as reflected in their curricular recommendations and in the interplay they reveal between the two fundamental educational concepts of ‘artifice’ and ‘nature’. The essays on the various theorists – Erasmus,...

    Published June 10th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Education

    Examining the Evidence

    By Evelyn E Cowie

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education

    This volume contains both text and contemporary document which together look at the history of education from the French Revolution to the late twentieth century. The connection between text and documents is closely preserved so that the volume both explains and illustrates the important issues and...

    Published June 10th 2014 by Routledge

  7. 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...

    Published June 10th 2014 by Routledge

  8. How Different From Us

    A Biography of Miss Buss and Miss Beale

    By Josephine Kamm

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education

    Frances Mary Buss, who began her teaching career at fourteen, was only twenty-three when she founded the North London Collegiate School, the forerunner and model of Girls’ High Schools throughout the country. Her friend Dorothea Beale was for nearly fifty years Principal of Cheltenham Ladies...

    Published June 10th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Education in the Post-War Years

    A Social History

    By Roy Lowe

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education

    This book provides an overview of the relationship between the sweeping social changes of the post-war period and education in England. It outlines the major demographic cultural and socio-economic developments which made new demands of the education service during the twenty years following the...

    Published June 10th 2014 by Routledge

  10. An Introduction to the History of Educational Theories (Routledge Revivals)

    By Oscar Browning

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    An Introduction to the History of Educational Theories, first published in 1881, offers a comprehensive overview of the most notable approaches to education throughout Western history, from Athens and Rome to the Victorian public school. Exploring not only the still famous theories of Plato and...

    Published May 30th 2014 by Routledge