1st Edition

Popular Education and Socialization in the Nineteenth Century

Edited By

W P McCann

ISBN 9780415860611
Published May 3, 2013 by Routledge
290 Pages

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Book Description

Originally published in 1977, this volume analyzes aspects of elementary schooling in the nineteenth century and the ways in which it prepared working-class children for life in industrial Britain.

The book examines:

  • The procedures and practices of different types of schools.
  • The ideologies guiding elementary education
  • The social implications of curriculum content and pupils’ and parents’ attitudes to the education provided by the church and state.