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New and Published Books

  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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 15th 2014 by Routledge

  8. 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 15th 2014 by Routledge

  9. A History of the Working Men's College

    1854-1954

    By J F C Harrison

    Originally published in 1954, this is the first full-length account of the history of the Working Men’s College in St.Pancras, London. One hundred and fifty years on from its foundation in 1854, it is the oldest adult educational institute in the country. Self-governing and self-financing, it...

    Published August 15th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Education and the Professions

    By History of Education Society

    Part of the educational system in England has been geared towards the preparation of particular professions, while the identity and status of members of some professions have depended significantly on the general education they have received. Originally published in 1973, this volume...

    Published August 15th 2014 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. Language Variation and Change
    Edited by Robert Bayley, Richard Cameron
    To Be Published September 9th 2014
  2. Philosophy of Sport
    Edited by Scott Kretchmar, Peter Hopsicker
    To Be Published September 24th 2014
  3. Routledge Library Editions: Archaeology
    By Various
    To Be Published October 20th 2014
  4. Roman Britain to Saxon England: An Archaeological Study
    By C.J. Arnold
    To Be Published October 20th 2014
  5. Field Archaeology
    By R.J.C. Atkinson
    To Be Published October 20th 2014

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