Education: History of Education

  • Edward Thring: Maker of Uppingham School, Headmaster 1853-1887 book cover

    Edward Thring

    Maker of Uppingham School, Headmaster 1853-1887, 1st Edition

    By W F Rawnsley

    Originally published in 1926, this volume charts the achievements of Edward Thring, arguably the most original and striking figure in the schoolmaster world of England in the nineteenth century. Abroad, he was the only English schoolmaster of his generation widely known by name. The principles upon…

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  • A History of the Working Men's College: 1854-1954 book cover

    A History of the Working Men's College

    1854-1954, 1st Edition

    By J F C Harrison

    Originally published in 1954, this is the first full-length account of the history of the Working Men’s College in St.Pancras, London. One hundred and fifty years on from its foundation in 1854, it is the oldest adult educational institute in the country. Self-governing and self-financing, it…

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  • Education and the Professions book cover

    Education and the Professions

    1st Edition

    By History of Education Society

      Part of the educational system in England has been geared towards the preparation of particular professions, while the identity and status of members of some professions have depended significantly on the general education they have received. Originally published in 1973, this volume…

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  • A Nineteenth Century Teacher: John Henry Bridges book cover

    A Nineteenth Century Teacher

    John Henry Bridges, 1st Edition

    By Susan Liveing

    Originally published in 1926 and whilst not a biography in the strictest sense, this volume presents John Bridges’ life and character against the social and political background of the nineteenth century as well as examining his legacy for current generations.…

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    Education as History

    1st Edition

    By Harold Silver

    Originally published 1983.This book explores the nature of the social history of education. It examines what aspects of the history of education have been neglected and why. The themes explored include the relationship between education and the emergence of social science, the reputations of…

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  • Church, State and Schools book cover

    Church, State and Schools

    1st Edition

    By James Murphy

    Originally published 1971, this volume unravels the complicated history of the religious question in British education. The background of the key Acts of Parliament which established the "dual" system – of Church and Local Authority school – is examined. The changing policies of different religious…

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  • Growth in English Education: 1946-1952 book cover

    Growth in English Education

    1946-1952, 1st Edition

    By H C Dent

    First Published in 2007. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

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  • Secondary Education for All: Origins and Development in England book cover

    Secondary Education for All

    Origins and Development in England, 1st Edition

    By H C Dent

    The Education Act of 1944 launched an unprecedented experiment in the history of education in the UK. This book is a brief survey of the routes by which compulsory free secondary education was arrived at, as well as an examination of the position in 1949 and suggestions for the future.…

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  • Making Imperial Mentalities: Socialisation and British Imperialism book cover

    Making Imperial Mentalities

    Socialisation and British Imperialism, 1st Edition

    Edited by J. A. Mangan

    This book discusses the way in which those born into the British empire were persuaded to accept it, often with enthusiasm. The study compares the perceptions of people at ‘home’, in the dominions and in the colonies. Across the diversity of imperial territories it explores themes such as the…

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  • Aubrey on Education: A Hitherto Unpublished Manuscript by the Author of Brief Lives book cover

    Aubrey on Education

    A Hitherto Unpublished Manuscript by the Author of Brief Lives, 1st Edition

    Edited by J. E. Stephens

    In 1699 John Aubrey began to compile notes for a scheme for the education of young gentlemen. The manuscript he left has never been published. The editor of the volume organized and re-arranged the text and has provided an historical Introduction and detailed notes. Aubrey gives a graphic account…

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  • Studies in the History of Educational Theory Vol 1 (RLE Edu H): Nature and Artifice, 1350-1765 book cover

    Studies in the History of Educational Theory Vol 1 (RLE Edu H)

    Nature and Artifice, 1350-1765, 1st Edition

    By G H Bantock

    This book examines key theorists in depth in order to give some insight into cultural change as reflected in their curricular recommendations and in the interplay they reveal between the two fundamental educational concepts of ‘artifice’ and ‘nature’. The essays on the various theorists – Erasmus,…

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  • Education: Examining the Evidence book cover

    Education

    Examining the Evidence, 1st Edition

    By Evelyn E Cowie

    This volume contains both text and contemporary document which together look at the history of education from the French Revolution to the late twentieth century. The connection between text and documents is closely preserved so that the volume both explains and illustrates the important issues and…

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