History of Education (Classic Reprint)


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In the present work I have given special attention to those portions of educational history that are usually ignored or neglected, at the expense of those that are more generally known. This accounts for the chapter on Muslim Education and several others. And I have laid somewhat less stress on those portions of the history treated in the Great Educators, issued by the same publishers.

Reference to the Bibliography will show that I have made very little use of previous histories of education. The reason of this is, not that I failed to appreciate them, but that my aim was different from theirs.

Some of my generalizations are, I know, open to ques tion. In defence, I have only to say that in all cases I have given what seemed to me best calculated to impart a comprehensive view of the entire subject.

The quotations at the head of most of the chapters are intended as texts for lectures or discussions.

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Publisher - Forgotten Books

Language - English

Author(s) - Thomas Davidson


Published Date - August 23 2019

ISBN - 9781440039690

Dimensions - 22.9 x 15.2 x 1.7 cm

Page Count - 309

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