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  1. Learning and Living 1790-1960

    A Study in the History of the English Adult Education Movement

    By J F C Harrison

    Originally published in 1961, the book charts the dynamics of successive phases of the adult education movement and shows the social origin and development of the ideas and attitudes of those involved with it....

    Published May 7th 2013 by Routledge

  2. The Education of the People

    A History of Primary Education in England and Wales in the Nineteenth Century

    By Mary Sturt

    Originally published in 1967.This book illustrates how, during the nineteenth century, the idea grew up that the provision of universal education was one of the functions of the state....

    Published May 7th 2013 by Routledge

  3. The Evolution of the Nursery-Infant School

    A History of Infant Education in Britiain, 1800-1970

    By Nanette Whitbread

    Originally published in 1972.This book considers the actual development of infant schools and education in Britain against the background of industrialization and social change, making clear how this development was influenced by the ideas of particular theorists from both the Continent and England....

    Published May 7th 2013 by Routledge

  4. The Evolution of the Comprehensive School

    1926-1972

    By David Rubinstein, Brian Simon

    Originally published 1969. This reprints the second edition of 1973, with updated reading list and bibliography.This volume sets the movement towards comprehensive education against its historical background and discuss the main reasons for the decision to establish a national comprehensive system....

    Published May 7th 2013 by Routledge

  5. The Concept of Popular Education

    By Harold Silver

    Originally published 1965. This reprints the 1977 edition which included a new introduction. From the starting point of "popular" charity education, the book traces the dynamic of ideological and social change from the 1790s to the 1830s in terms of attitudes to education and analyzes the range of...

    Published May 7th 2013 by Routledge

  6. The Teaching of English in Schools

    1900-1970

    By David Shayer

    Originally published in 1972. 1900-1970 saw extensive changes in the teaching of English in schools. The volume studies English instruction as it developed at junior and secondary level over this period. Using textbooks, method books, Board and Ministry Reports and other contemporary opinion, the...

    Published May 7th 2013 by Routledge

  7. The Foundation of the Ottoman Empire (RPD)

    A History of the Osmanlis Up To the Death of Bayezid I 1300-1403

    By Herbert Adam Gibbons

    Originally published in 1916, this work provides a detailed study of the first century of the Ottoman Empire. It traces the life and career of Osman himself and of his descendants, Orkhan, Murad and Bayezid, who laid the foundations of the Ottoman Empire....

    Published February 28th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Charles Dickens (RLE Dickens)

    By Martin Fido

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Charles Dickens

    The main concern of this volume is Dickens’ role as "entertainer". It examines the results of this role: Dickens’ important contribution to the techniques of comedy and irony in prose. The social commentary and criticism which arise from a primarily comic art is emphasized and exemplified. Other...

    Published February 13th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Bedouin Justice

    Law and Custom Among the Egyptian Bedouin

    By Austin Kennett

    This volume was originally published in 1925 and is a digest of the law and practice of the Bedouin Courts, together with an account of desert life and customs. ...

    Published February 13th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Business and the Natural Environment

    Edited by Susse Georg, Andrew J. Hoffman

    Series: Critical Perspectives on Business and Management

    Over the past four decades, the concept of corporate environmentalism has passed through multiple iterations. Prompted by landmark environmental events such the publication of Rachel Carson’s Silent Spring (1962), the Santa Barbara oil spill, the Cuyahoga River fire, Love Canal, Bhopal, the Exxon...

    Published November 20th 2012 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. Women and Gender in Science and Technology
    Edited by Londa Schiebinger
    To Be Published May 6th 2014
  2. Exercise Psychology
    Edited by Gershon Tenenbaum, Robert Eklund
    To Be Published May 14th 2014
  3. Sustainable Buildings
    Edited by Rohinton Emmanuel
    To Be Published July 24th 2014
  4. Routledge Library Editions: Archaeology
    By Various
    To Be Published July 31st 2014
  5. Roman Britain to Saxon England: An Archaeological Study
    By C.J. Arnold
    To Be Published July 31st 2014

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