Two Hundred Years of Independent Academies in the United States, 1727-1925
First Published in 2002. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
Nancy Beadie is Associate Professor of Educational Leadership and Policy Studies at the University of Washington, Seattle.
Kim Tolley, an independent scholar, is the author of Standing at the Portals: The Science Education of American Girls (forthcoming from RoutledgeFalmer).
"Nancy Beadie and Kim Tolley restore the private academy to its rightful place alongside common schools in the history of American education... Each of the essays in this collection draws on the growing body of scholarship on the colonial South to enhance our understanding of this vital region." -- The Journal of Southern History, Vol. 69, No. 4