Skip to Content

Books by Subject

History of Education Books

You are currently browsing 1–10 of 197 new and published books in the subject of History of Education — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

For books that are not yet published; please browse forthcoming books.

New and Published Books

  1. 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 19th 2014 by Routledge

  2. 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 14th 2014 by Routledge

  3. 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 14th 2014 by Routledge

  4. 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 14th 2014 by Routledge

  5. 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 14th 2014 by Routledge

  6. 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 14th 2014 by Routledge

  7. 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 14th 2014 by Routledge

  8. J A Comenius and the Concept of Universal Education

    By John Edward Sadler

    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...

    Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Indicative Past

    A Hundred Years of the Girls' Public Day School Trust

    By Josephine Kamm

    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...

    Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Edward Thring

    Maker of Uppingham School, Headmaster 1853-1887

    By W F Rawnsley

    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...

    Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. Hist West Educ:Ancient World V 1

    To Be Published October 31st 2014
  2. Hist West Educ:Civil Europe V2

    To Be Published October 31st 2014
  3. Soccer's Missing Men: Schoolteachers and the Spread of Association Football
    By J.A. Mangan, Colm Hickey
    To Be Published October 31st 2014
  4. Learning to be Human: The Educational Legacy of John Macmurray
    Edited by Michael Fielding
    To Be Published November 4th 2014
  5. Sport, Health and the Body in the History of Education
    Edited by Mark Freeman
    To Be Published November 12th 2014

Find more forthcoming books