Education: History of Education

  • Where Did We Go Wrong?: Industrial Performance, Education and the Economy in Victorian Britain book cover

    Where Did We Go Wrong?

    Industrial Performance, Education and the Economy in Victorian Britain, 1st Edition

    Edited by Gordon Roderick, Michael Stephens

    This series of edited papers, first published in 1981, examines Britain’s industrial and commercial performance in the 19th and 20th centuries against the background of the development of state education. The performance of certain key 19th century manufacturing industries are analysed and the…

    Paperback – 2018-04-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Education 1800-1926

  • Samuel Wilderspin and the Infant School Movement book cover

    Samuel Wilderspin and the Infant School Movement

    1st Edition

    By Phillip McCann, Francis A. Young

    Samuel Wilderspin became a household name in his own lifetime. Befriended by Dickens, lampooned by Cruikshank, his achievements discussed in Parliament, he was one of the best known educators of the 1830s and 1840s. However, Wilderspin’s consistent opposition to denominational education combined…

    Paperback – 2018-04-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Education 1800-1926

  • His Truth is Marching On: African Americans Who Taught the Freedmen for the American Missionary Association, 1861-1877 book cover

    His Truth is Marching On

    African Americans Who Taught the Freedmen for the American Missionary Association, 1861-1877, 1st Edition

    By Clara Merritt DeBoer

    This title, first published in 1995, explores the history of the American Missionary Association (AMA) – an abolitionist group founded in New York in 1846, whose primary focus was to abolish slavery, to promote racial equality and Christian values and to educate African Americans. This title will…

    Paperback – 2018-04-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Education 1800-1926

  • Education and Imperial Unity, 1901-1926 book cover

    Education and Imperial Unity, 1901-1926

    1st Edition

    By James G. Greenlee

    Under the influence of mounting foreign competition in the late-Victorian and Edwardian periods, many Britons sought to bolster England’s world position by reinforcing the unity of the Empire. For the most part their effort were channelled into an attempt to construct a formal political union or…

    Paperback – 2018-04-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Education 1800-1926

  • Teaching, Learning and Living: Joining Practice and Research book cover

    Teaching, Learning and Living

    Joining Practice and Research, 1st Edition

    By Ann Lieberman

    By tracing the development of Ann Lieberman’s commitment to exploring the complex, entwined nature of teaching, learning and living, this book reflects on how research in teacher leadership and development has progressed and changed over the last fifty years. This personal account highlights…

    Paperback – 2018-03-20
    Routledge

  • Educating for Democracy in England and Finland: Principles and culture book cover

    Educating for Democracy in England and Finland

    Principles and culture, 1st Edition

    Edited by Andrea Raiker, Matti Rautiainen

    With the growth of terrorism, instability in the EU following recession, and the acceleration of support for right-wing political parties in Europe, discussions on the nature of democracy and democratic citizenship have never been more important. Exploring the relationship between democratic values…

    Paperback – 2018-03-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in International and Comparative Education

  • Rhetoric, History, and Women's Oratorical Education: American Women Learn to Speak book cover

    Rhetoric, History, and Women's Oratorical Education

    American Women Learn to Speak, 1st Edition

    Edited by David Gold, Catherine L. Hobbs

    Historians of rhetoric have long worked to recover women's education in reading and writing, but have only recently begun to explore women's speaking practices, from the parlor to the platform to the varied types of institutions where women learned elocutionary and oratorical skills in preparation…

    Paperback – 2018-02-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Rhetoric and Communication

  • Exploring Gifted Education: Australian and New Zealand Perspectives book cover

    Exploring Gifted Education

    Australian and New Zealand Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jennifer L. Jolly, Jane M. Jarvis

    Exploring Gifted Education focusses on the most fundamental and pressing topics in gifted education from across Australian and New Zealand contexts and gives particular attention to evidence-based practices and research findings. The wide variety of topics presented include: identification of…

    Paperback – 2018-02-05
    Routledge

  • The Development of the Mechanics’ Institute Movement in Britain and Beyond: Supporting further education for the adult working classes book cover

    The Development of the Mechanics’ Institute Movement in Britain and Beyond

    Supporting further education for the adult working classes, 1st Edition

    By Martyn Walker

    The Development of the Mechanics’ Institute Movement in Britain and Beyond questions the prevailing view that mechanics’ institutes made little contribution to adult working-class education from their foundation in the 1820s to 1890. The book traces the historical development of several mechanics’…

    Paperback – 2018-01-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Education

  • Edmond Holmes and Progressive Education book cover

    Edmond Holmes and Progressive Education

    1st Edition

    By John Howlett

    Although considered a figure of great importance and influence by his contemporaries, Edmond Holmes has been consigned to relative obscurity in the progressive educational tradition. This book reinstates Holmes as a key figure in the history of progressive education, both as a school inspector and…

    Paperback – 2018-01-22
    Routledge

  • Education in/for Socialism: Historical, Current and Future Perspectives book cover

    Education in/for Socialism

    Historical, Current and Future Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Tom G. Griffiths, Zsuzsa Millei

    This book re-examines aspects of historical socialism, and includes case studies of education within twenty-first century socialist and post-socialist contexts shaped by the trajectories of historical socialism. Through these case studies, contributions offer insights into key questions: How are…

    Paperback – 2018-01-12
    Routledge

  • Philosophy in Schools book cover

    Philosophy in Schools

    1st Edition

    Edited by Felicity Haynes

    In 1972, Matthew Lipman founded the Institute of Advancement for Philosophy for Children (IAPC), producing a series of novels and teaching manuals promoting philosophical inquiry at all levels of schooling. The programme consisted of stories about children discussing traditional topics of ethics,…

    Paperback – 2018-01-12
    Routledge
    Educational Philosophy and Theory

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