A Short History of Education (Classic Reprint)

byJohn William Adamson

Hardcover | February 12, 2018

A Short History of Education (Classic Reprint) by John William Adamson
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The present work, then, attempts to set forth briefly the pro gress of English educational institutions, taking account of such domestic and foreign conditions as have had a direct bearing upon English education. All western education to-day bears the impress of two great powers, the Roman Empire and the Christian Church and through these a third power, the intellectual life of Greece, has operated. The fact gives a certain unity to the education of Christendom which is the more striking in times when the various nations were less self-conscious than they are to-day. The earlier chapters of the book are therefore less Specifically English than the later. But, beginning with the fifteenth century, the narrative becomes increasingly English in its survey; it closes at the opening of the twentieth century.

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Title:A Short History of Education (Classic Reprint)Format:HardcoverProduct dimensions:386 pages, 9 X 6 X 0.88 inShipping dimensions:386 pages, 9 X 6 X 0.88 inPublished:February 12, 2018Language:English

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ISBN - 10:0332881458

ISBN - 13:9780332881454

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