Lessons from History of Education: The Selected Works of Richard Aldrich

1st Edition

Richard Aldrich

Routledge
Published September 22, 2005
Reference - 248 Pages
ISBN 9780415358927 - CAT# RU58922
Series: World Library of Educationalists

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Summary

Richard Aldrich has spent the last 30 years researching, thinking and writing about some of the key and enduring issues in history of education. He has contributed over 15 books and 75 articles to the field.

In Lessons from History of Education, Richard Aldrich brings together 14 of his key writings in one place. Starting with a specially written Introduction, which gives an overview of his career and contextualises his selection, the chapters cover:

  • understanding history of education
  • the politics of education
  • educational reformers
  • curriculum and standards
  • the teaching of history
  • education otherwise.

This book not only shows how Richard Aldrich's thinking developed during his long and distinguished career; it also gives an insight into the development of the fields to which he contributed.

Richard Aldrich is Emeritus Professor of History of Education at the Institute of Education, University of London, UK.

Contributors to the series include: Richard Aldrich, Stephen J. Ball, James A. Banks, Jerome Bruner, John Elliott, Elliot W. Eisner, Howard Gardner, John K. Gilbert, Ivor F. Goodson, David F. Labaree, John White, Ted Wragg .

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