History of education

    From Morality to Mayhem

    By Julian Lovelock

    Paperback £20.00

    An engaging literary examination of the school story, exploring the development and social significance of the genre from Tom Brown to Harry Potter.

    Historical Roots of Corruption

    By Eric M. Uslaner

    Paperback £20.74

    Using both statistical analysis and case studies, Uslaner argues that corruption levels in 2010 largely depend upon the level of education in a country over a century ago. The book will be of interest to students of corruption and institutional development in political science, economics, and sociology.

    Universities and Their Cities: Urban Higher Education in America

    By Steven J. Diner

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    Ultimately, this book is a considered and long overdue look at the symbiotic impact of these two great American institutions: the city and the university.

    The Irish Classical Self: Poets and Poor Scholars in the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries

    By Laurie O'Higgins

    Hardback £59.66

    The Irish Classical Self considers the role of classical languages and learning in the construction of cultural identities in eighteenth and nineteenth century Ireland. Focusing in particular on the "lower ranks" of society, it explores this unusual phenomenon through analysis of contemporary writings and records of classical hedge schools.

    History of Universities: Volume XXIX / 2

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    Volume XXIX/2 of History of Universities contains the customary mix of learned articles and book reviews which makes this publication such an indispensable tool for the historian of higher education. This special issue, guest edited by Alexander Broadie, particularly focuses on Seventeenth-Century Scottish Philosophers and their Philosophy.

    Teacher in Ancient Rome

    By Lisa Maurice

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    This study provides a wide-ranging survey of the personal and professional life of the schoolteacher in ancient Rome. It fills a significant gap in the literature of Roman history and ancient education.

    Making a Global City: How One Toronto School Embraced Diversity

    By Robert Vipond

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    Making a Global City critically examines the themes of diversity and community in a single primary school, the Clinton Street Public School in Toronto, between 1920 and 1990.

    Glass Mother

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    Memoir of literary life at famous University of East Anglia, estrangement from son, and personal search for meaning leading to Indian spiritual master Meher Baba.

    Faithful & Brave

    By John Macleod

    Paperback Save £4.74 = £13.25

    The history of James Gillespie's high school.

    The Origins of Higher Learning: Knowledge networks and the early development of universities

    Paperback £27.92

    Higher education has become a worldwide phenomenon where students now travel internationally to pursue courses and careers, not simply as a global enterprise, but as a network of worldwide interconnections. The Origins of Higher Learning: Knowledge networks and the early development of universities is an account of the first globalisation...

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