Education: History of Education

  • A People's History of Classics: Class and Greco-Roman Antiquity in Britain and Ireland 1689 to 1939 book cover

    A People's History of Classics

    Class and Greco-Roman Antiquity in Britain and Ireland 1689 to 1939, 1st Edition

    By Edith Hall, Henry Stead

    A People’s History of Classics explores the influence of the classical past on the lives of working-class people, whose voices have been almost completely excluded from previous histories of classical scholarship and pedagogy, in Britain and Ireland from the late 17th to the earlier 20th century.…

    Paperback – 2020-02-01 
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  • Blueprint for a Common School book cover

    Blueprint for a Common School

    1st Edition

    By W. Kenneth Richmond

    Originally published in 1943, recognising the importance of early education, this title looked at a way forward for creating a "Common School" for all children. At a time when most attention was focused on secondary education, this title outlines a plan for primary state education, much of it…

    Paperback – 2020-01-20 
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  • Culture and General Education: A Survey book cover

    Culture and General Education

    A Survey, 1st Edition

    By W. Kenneth Richmond

    Originally published in 1963, this remarkable book discusses the results of the ‘tests of culture’ devised by the author, two of which, when published in The Times Educational Supplement, evoked such wide interest that he was almost overwhelmed with unsolicited test scores and correspondence. The…

    Paperback – 2020-01-20 
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    Routledge Revivals

  • The Teaching Revolution book cover

    The Teaching Revolution

    1st Edition

    By W. Kenneth Richmond

    Originally published in 1967, education had entered a period of fundamental change. The developments described in this book – team-teaching, audio-visual aids, programmed learning, curriculum reform projects, and the like – had tended to progress in isolation from each other, and only recently had…

    Paperback – 2020-01-20 
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  • The Literature of Education: A Critical Bibliography 1945-1970 book cover

    The Literature of Education

    A Critical Bibliography 1945-1970, 1st Edition

    By W. Kenneth Richmond

    Original blurb: "The volume of writing on educational topics has increased so prodigiously in recent years that the student is likely to lose himself in a sea of print. This may lead him to opt for the first book that comes to hand, or waste time rifling through half a dozen when a thorough grasp…

    Paperback – 2020-01-20 
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  • Education and Schooling book cover

    Education and Schooling

    1st Edition

    By W. Kenneth Richmond

    In the early 1970s the crisis in schools, particularly in urban areas, had escalated. At the same time a number of writers had advocated either the abolition or the recasting of the school system as a whole. The late Kenneth Richmond saw these phenomena as symptoms of a struggle towards a…

    Paperback – 2020-01-20 
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  • The Sixth: An Essay in Education and Democracy book cover

    The Sixth: An Essay in Education and Democracy

    1st Edition

    By William Reid, Jane Filby

    Developments in educational systems are inextricably linked with the social and political evolution of nations. Nowhere is this more clearly to be seen than in the history of the English sixth form. Originally published in 1982, this book, whose authors had been associated with a number of research…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
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  • History of Education in Nigeria book cover

    History of Education in Nigeria

    1st Edition

    By A. Babs Fafunwa

    Originally published in 1974, a comprehensive history of Nigerian Education, from early times right through to the time of publication, had long been needed by all concerned with Education in Nigeria, students, teachers and educational administrators. No one was better qualified than Professor…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
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  • Teacher Decision-Making in the Classroom: A Collection of Papers book cover

    Teacher Decision-Making in the Classroom

    A Collection of Papers, 1st Edition

    Edited by John Eggleston

    Making decisions is one of the main activities of the teacher’s work. Considered or apparently unconsidered, these decisions significantly affect the lives of all who work in classrooms, both children and the teachers themselves. Originally published in 1979, the aim of this collection of papers…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
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  • Work Experience in Secondary Schools book cover

    Work Experience in Secondary Schools

    1st Edition

    Edited by John Eggleston

    Work experience schemes were becoming an ever more central part of the curriculum in secondary schools in the early 1980s; indeed, ‘work’ had become a new subject in many. Fundamental changes in the nature of work and in its distribution and availability for school leavers made it particularly…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
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    Routledge Revivals

  • Education in Central America and the Caribbean book cover

    Education in Central America and the Caribbean

    1st Edition

    Edited by Colin Brock, Donald Clarkson

    Originally published in 1990. The Caribbean basin is an extremely diverse area in geographical, ethnic and cultural terms. Its educational systems, too, are remarkably varied, reflecting colonial and religious traditions as well as those of a broad range of post-independence movements. Even these…

    Paperback – 2019-12-01 
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    Routledge Library Editions: Comparative Education

  • Contemporary Perspectives in Comparative Education book cover

    Contemporary Perspectives in Comparative Education

    1st Edition

    Edited by Robin Burns, Anthony Welch

    Originally published in 1992. This work provides insight into comparative and international education work in Australia and New Zealand, where an emerging local style may be developing into a full blown national approach. The 14 essays address issues such as education in third-world Asia, sexism,…

    Paperback – 2019-12-01 
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