1st Edition

The Educational World of Edward Thring
A Centenary Study

ISBN 9781138215436
Published April 9, 2018 by Routledge
192 Pages

USD $39.95

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Book Description

This book, first published in 1987, attempts to take fresh stock of a man who made a great impact on nineteenth-century English Secondary Education. A quasi psycho-biographical approach is adopted from the beginning so that Thring, the man, is examined from the perspective of his paradoxes, personality and the pervasive influences on him. Specia

Table of Contents

Illustration – Rev. Edward Thring;  Preface and Acknowledgements;  Foreword;  1. Thring – A Hundred Years On  2. Dr Arnold and Mr Thring  3. The Battles of Life  4. Explication, Extension, Exodus  5. Lord Lyttelton and the Dead Hand  6. The Headmasters’ Conference: Defence League or Elite Club?  7. Was Not the Pen Mightier Than the Sward? True Life and Other Educational Ideals  8. Thring’s Influence and His Theory and Practice of Teaching  9. The Reckoning: Success or Failure?;  Bibliography;  Index

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