Popular Education and Socialization in the Nineteenth Century

1st Edition

W P McCann

Published May 8, 2013
Reference - 290 Pages
ISBN 9780415860611 - CAT# Y152419

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Originally published in 1977, this volume analyzes aspects of elementary schooling in the nineteenth century and the ways in which it prepared working-class children for life in industrial Britain.

The book examines:

  • The procedures and practices of different types of schools.
  • The ideologies guiding elementary education
  • The social implications of curriculum content and pupils’ and parents’ attitudes to the education provided by the church and state.


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