This book, first published in 1932, tells the progress of Manchester College, founded in Manchester in 1786, and since 1889 established at Oxford, as a postgraduate School of Theology and place of training for the ministry of religion. This title will be of interest to students of history and education.
Preface; Part One: Earlier Academies; 1. The Fore-runners 2. The First Academy 3. From Rathmel to Warrington 4. Warrington Academy; Part Two: Manchester College; 5. The First Manchester Period 6. Manchester College, York 7. The Second Manchester Period 8. Manchester New College, London 9. Manchester College, Oxford; Index
This set of 14 volumes, originally published between 1932 and 1995, amalgamates several topics on the history of education between the years 1800 and 1926, including women and education, education and the working-class, and the history of universities in the United Kingdom. This set also includes titles that focus on key figures in education, such as Samuel Wilderspin, Georg Kerschensteiner and Edward Thring. This collection of books from some of the leading scholars in the field provides a comprehensive overview of the subject and will be of particular interest to students of history, education and those undertaking teaching qualifications.