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

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

by L. Brockliss
     
 

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.  See more details below

Overview

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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780230273504
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Publication date:
03/27/2012
Edition description:
2012
Pages:
325
Product dimensions:
6.40(w) x 9.40(h) x 1.10(d)

Meet the Author

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

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