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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. Encyclopedia of Chinese Film

    By Zhiwei Xiao, Yingjin Zhang

    Edited by Yingjin Zhang

    The Encyclopedia of Chinese Film, one of the first ever encyclopedias in this area, provides alphabetically organized entries on directors, genres, themes, and actors and actresses from mainland China, Hong Kong and Taiwan as well as 300 film synopses. Great care has been taken to provide solid...

    Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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 14th 2014 by Routledge

  7. 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 14th 2014 by Routledge

  8. The Spenser Encyclopedia

    Edited by A.C. Hamilton

    'This masterly work ought to be The Elizabethan Encyclopedia, and no less.' - Cahiers ElizabethainsEdmund Spenser remains one of Britain's most famous poets. With nearly 700 entries this Encyclopedia provides a comprehensive one-stop reference tool for:* appreciating Spenser's poetry in the context...

    Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  9. A Nineteenth Century Teacher

    John Henry Bridges

    By Susan Liveing

    Originally published in 1926 and whilst not a biography in the strictest sense, this volume presents John Bridges’ life and character against the social and political background of the nineteenth century as well as examining his legacy for current generations....

    Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Education as History

    By Harold Silver

    Originally published 1983.This book explores the nature of the social history of education. It examines what aspects of the history of education have been neglected and why. The themes explored include the relationship between education and the emergence of social science, the reputations of...

    Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge