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  1. Sport, Health and the Body in the History of Education

    Edited by Mark Freeman

    Historians in recent years have paid considerable attention to sport and leisure in the past, and historians of education are no exception. The chapters in this book showcase the breadth and depth of scholarship in this area, bringing new perspectives to bear on the history of physical education in...

    Published November 27th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Parallels and Responses to Curricular Innovation

    The Possibilities of Posthumanistic Education

    By Brad Petitfils

    Series: Routledge International Studies in the Philosophy of Education

    This volume explores two radical shifts in history and subsequent responses in curricular spaces: the move from oral to print culture during the transition between the 15th and 16th centuries and the rise of the Jesuits, and the move from print to digital culture during the transition between the...

    Published November 13th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Learning to be Human

    The Educational Legacy of John Macmurray

    Edited by Michael Fielding

    The educational writings of John Macmurray, one of the finest 20th century philosophers of his generation, have a special relevance for us today. In similar circumstances of international crisis he argued for the central importance of education addressing fundamental issues of human purpose - how...

    Published November 12th 2014 by Routledge

  4. 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 August 20th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Education Since 1800

    By Ivor Morrish

    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...

    Published August 15th 2014 by Routledge

  6. A Social History of Education in England

    By John Lawson, Harold Silver

    Originally published in 1973,this book describes the medieval origins of the British education system, and the transformations successive historical events – such as the Reformation, the Civil War and the Industrial Revolution – have wrought on it. It examines the effect on the educational pattern...

    Published August 15th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Education in the Second World War

    A Study in policy and administration

    By Peter Gosden

    First Published in 2007. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published August 15th 2014 by Routledge

  8. English Primary Education and the Progressives, 1914-1939

    By R J W Selleck

    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...

    Published August 15th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Abbotsholme

    1889-1899

    By Cecil Reddie

    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 "...

    Published August 15th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Education in Britain Since 1944

    By W Kenneth Richmond

    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...

    Published August 15th 2014 by Routledge