© 1996 – Routledge
This tribute from historian and educationists to the work and influence of Peter Gordon, Emeritus Professor at the Institute of Education in London, is grouped round the central theme of the educational history of the 19th and 20th centuries.
'A book not to be missed' - History of Education Review
'This collection with its emphasis on individuals and their relationship to social context and to wider and political and economic forces…should give rise to an educational discourse which is informed, rational, atheoretical, liberal, evidentially-based, anti-utopian, careful and tentative' - History of Education Society Bulletin
'quite remarkable essays' - Paedagogica Historia