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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. Trade, Travel, and Exploration in the Middle Ages

    An Encyclopedia

    Edited by John Block Friedman, Kristen Mossler Figg

    Series: Routledge Encyclopedias of the Middle Ages

    Trade, Travel, and Exploration: An Encyclopedia is a reference book that covers the peoples, places, technologies, and intellectual concepts that contributed to trade, travel and exploration during the Middle Ages, from the years A.D. 525 to 1492....

    Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Encyclopedia of American Civil Liberties

    Edited by Paul Finkelman

    This Encyclopedia on American history and law is the first devoted to examining the issues of civil liberties and their relevance to major current events while providing a historical context and a philosophical discussion of the evolution of civil liberties. Coverage includes the traditional civil...

    Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. Church, State and Schools

    By James Murphy

    Originally published 1971, this volume unravels the complicated history of the religious question in British education. The background of the key Acts of Parliament which established the "dual" system – of Church and Local Authority school – is examined. The changing policies of different religious...

    Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Encyclopedia of Contemporary British Culture

    Edited by Peter Childs, Michael Storry

    Series: Encyclopedias of Contemporary Culture

    Boasting more than 970 alphabetically-arranged entries, the Encyclopedia of Contemporary British Culture surveys British cultural practices and icons in the latter half of the twentieth century. It examines high and popular culture and encompasses both institutional and alternative aspects of...

    Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Encyclopedia of Nonlinear Science

    Edited by Alwyn Scott

    In 438 alphabetically-arranged essays, this work provides a useful overview of the core mathematical background for nonlinear science, as well as its applications to key problems in ecology and biological systems, chemical reaction-diffusion problems, geophysics, economics, electrical and...

    Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge