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Mass Education and the Limits of State Building, c.1870-1930

Editors: Brockliss, L., Sheldon, N. (Eds.)

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The first comparative study of the spread of mass education around the world in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, this unique new book uses a bottom-up focus and demonstrates, to an extent not appreciated hitherto, the gulf between the intentions of the government and the reality on the ground.

About the authors

ELLEN BERG Affiliate Assistant Professor of History, University of Maryland, USA LAURENCE BROCKLISS Professor of Early Modern French History & Director of the Centre for the History of Childhood, Magdalen College, Oxford University, UK GUNILLA BUDDE Senior Lecturer, University of Oldenburg, Germany JEAN-FRANÇOIS CHANET Professor of History, University of Paris (Sorbonne), France NAZAN CICEKFaculty of Political Science, University of Ankara, Turkey SARAH DUFF Researcher, Birkbeck College, London, UK BEN EKLOF Professor of History, University of Indiana, USA CRISTINA SOARES DE GOUVEA University of Minas Gerais, Brazil HEATHER ELLIS Humboldt University, Berlin, Germany NITA KUMAR Professor of History, Claremont McKenna College, California, USA DEIRDRE RAFTERY Senior Lecturer in Education, University College Dublin, Ireland MARTINA RELIHAN Researcher, University College Dublin, Ireland ALESSANDRA FROTA SCHUELLER Rio de Janeiro State University, Brazil NICOLA SHELDON Academic Research Fellow, Institute of Historical Research, London, UK SUSANNAH WRIGHT Senior Lecturer in Education Studies, Oxford Brookes University, UK

Table of contents (12 chapters)

  • General Introduction

    Brockliss, Laurence (et al.)

    Pages 1-12

  • Citizenship, Moral Education and the English Elementary School

    Wright, Susannah

    Pages 21-45

  • Elite Education and the Development of Mass Elementary Schooling in England, 1870–1930

    Ellis, Heather

    Pages 46-70

  • Faith and Nationhood: Church, State and the Provision of Schooling in Ireland, 1870–1930

    Raftery, Deirdre (et al.)

    Pages 71-88

  • From the ‘Zwergschule’ (One-Room Schoolhouse) to the Comprehensive School: German Elementary Schools in Imperial Germany and the Weimar Republic, 1870–1930

    Budde, Gunilla

    Pages 95-116

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Mass Education and the Limits of State Building, c.1870-1930
Editors
  • L. Brockliss
  • N. Sheldon
Copyright
2012
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
eBook ISBN
978-0-230-37021-0
DOI
10.1057/9780230370210
Hardcover ISBN
978-0-230-27350-4
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-32399-9
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
X, 325
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