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  1. The Concept of Education (International Library of the Philosophy of Education Volume 17)

    Edited by R.S. Peters

    A series of public lectures given at the Institute of Education, University of London provides the nucleus around which this collection, originally published in 1967, is gathered. This collection provides comprehensive coverage of a complex theme which will be of interest to those involved in the...

    Published August 1st 2012 by Routledge

  2. The Aims of Education Restated (International Library of the Philosophy of Education Volume 22)

    By John White

    John White's study is the most substantial work on what the aims of education should be since Whitehead's Aims of Education of 1929. It draws on material not only from schools and colleges, but also from the broader educative or miseducative nature of the 'ethos' of society and some of its...

    Published August 1st 2012 by Psychology Press

  3. Moral Judgement from Childhood to Adolescence (International Library of the Philosophy of Education Volume 5)

    By Norman J. Bull

    Originally published in 1969 this book analyzes the development of moral judgement in children and adolescents. Interviews were held with 360 children aged 7 to 17, with equal numbers of either sex. Original visual devices were planned to elicit judgements in moral areas known to be of universal...

    Published August 1st 2012 by Routledge

  4. Tutankhamen & The Discovery of His Tomb

    By Howard Carter, Lord Carnarvon

    The discovery of Tutankhamen's tomb in 1922 aroused unprecedented excitement in the field of Egyptology. In the tomb of a "colourless youth, who reigned for a few years only" were found unmatched riches, the study of which has led to numerous insights into ancient Egyptian civilization. The author...

    Published August 1st 2012 by Routledge

  5. Marxism and Modern Thought (Routledge Revivals)

    By N.I. Bukharin, A.M. Deborin, Y.M. Yuranovsky, S.I. Vavilov, V.L. Komarov, A.I. Tiumeniev

    First published in English in 1935, this is a critical appraisal of contemporary thought in the post-World War One era. Written by a selection of leading Marxist thinkers, including Nikolai Bukharin who would later become one of the most famous victims of Stalin's show trials, this work offers a...

    Published July 31st 2012 by Routledge

  6. The Republican Tradition in Europe (Routledge Revivals)

    By H. A. L. Fisher

    First published in 1911, this pioneering and ambitious work provides a history of the evolution of republican thought and practice in Europe from the fall of the Roman Empire to the beginning of the twentieth century. Based a series of lectures delivered by the author at Lowell Institute in 1910,...

    Published July 31st 2012 by Routledge

  7. Ancient Egyptian Literature

    By Adolf Erman

    This book is an impressive collection of some of the earliest literature still extant from the great Ancient Egyptian civilization. Much of the material contained in this work -- poems, narratives, songs and prayers -- was translated here and made accessible to lovers of antiquity for the first...

    Published July 31st 2012 by Routledge

  8. Education and the Development of Reason (International Library of the Philosophy of Education Volume 8)

    Edited by R.F. Dearden, Paul H. Hirst, R.S. Peters

    This volume critically and constructively discusses philosophical questions which have particular bearing on the formulation of educational aims. The book is divided into three major parts: the first deals with the nature of education, and discusses the various general aims, such as 'mental health'...

    Published July 31st 2012 by Routledge

  9. Chinese Death Rituals in Singapore

    By Tong Chee Kiong

    Series: Anthropology of Asia

    Through a cultural analysis of the symbols of death - flesh, blood, bones, souls, time numbers, food and money - Chinese Death Rituals in Singapore throws light upon the Chinese perception of death and how they cope with its eventuality. In the seeming mass of religious rituals and beliefs, it...

    Published July 31st 2012 by Routledge

  10. German Naval Strategy, 1856-1888

    Forerunners to Tirpitz

    By David H. Olivier

    Series: Cass Series: Naval Policy and History

    This book is a comparative study of the evolution of the German navy in the second half of the nineteenth century. It examines the development of strategy, especially commerce-raiding, in comparison to what other navies were doing in this era of rapid technological change. It is not an insular...

    Published July 31st 2012 by Routledge

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