Originally published in 1970, this volume provides a survey of the wide field of the development of education since 1800.
The book is structured as follows:
English Elementary Education, the Development of Primary Education, English Secondary Education
Independent, Private and Public Schools, Technical and Technological Education, The Universities, Teacher Training, Further and Adult Education, The Youth Services
Johann Friedrich Herbart (1776-1841), Friedrich Froebel (1782-1852), Froebelianism and Montessori, John Dewey (1859-1952).