History of education books

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    The Little Red Schoolbook (Paperback) Soren Hansen, Jesper Jensen

    Reissue of the uncensored and original edition of the little book that tried to change the world.

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    American Higher Education in the Twenty-First Century (English, Paperback) Michael N. Bastedo

    Perna, Gary Rhoades, Roman Ruiz, Lauren Schudde, Sheila Slaughter, Daryl G. Smith

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    Teaching for Diversity and Social Justice (English, Paperback) Maurianne Adams

    For twenty years, Teaching for Diversity and Social Justice has been the definitive sourcebook of theoretical foundations, pedagogical and design frameworks, and curricular models for social justice teaching practice. Thoroughly revised and updated, this third edition continues in the tradition of its predecessors to cover the most relevant issues and controversies in social justice education in a...

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    Deculturalization and the Struggle for Equality (English, Paperback) Joel Spring

    Joel Spring’s history of school polices imposed on dominated groups in the United States examines the concept of deculturalization—the use of schools to strip away family languages and cultures and replace them with those of the dominant group. The focus is on the education of dominated groups forced to become citizens in territories conquered by the U.S., including Native Americans, Enslaved...

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    The Growth Mindset Coach (English, Paperback) Annie Brock, Heather Hundley


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  • Always
    Always Leading, Forever Valiant (English, Paperback) Kim Clarke, U-M Bicentennial Office

    An engaging look at the history of the University of Michigan on its 200th birthday

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    Not for Profit (Multiple languages, Paperback) Martha C. Nussbaum

    In Not for Profit, celebrated philosopher Martha Nussbaum makes a passionate case for the importance of the liberal arts at all levels of education. Historically, the humanities have been central to study because they have been seen as essential for creating competent democratic citizens. But recently, Nussbaum argues, the aims of education have gone disturbingly awry. We increasingly treat...

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    The Great Heresies (Paperback) Hilaire Belloc $11.58
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    Ohio State University in the Sixties (English, Hardback) William J Shkurti

    At 5:30 p.m. on May 6, 1970, an embattled Ohio State University President Novice G. Fawcett took the unprecedented step of closing down the university. Despite the presence of more than 1,500 armed highway patrol officers, Ohio National Guardsmen, deputy sheriffs, and Columbus city police, university and state officials feared they could not maintain order in the face of growing student protests....

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    The Secrets of the Fez (English, Paperback) Cozmo El

    The origins of the fez, also known as "tarboosh" are in dispute. Some claim that its origins are ancient Greece. Others claim it comes from the Balkans or from the Ottoman Empire. But what are its true origins? This book takes one around the globe and visits the Fezzes of many cultures to discover its true origins.This information has been provided for Fez Lovers and Enthusiast everywhere. For...

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    Trinity Tales (Paperback) Catherine Heaney

    Encompassing the worlds of science, the arts and everything in between, this new instalment of Trinity Tales features actors Dominic West and Mario Rosenstock, writers and journalists Turtle Bunbury, Claire Kilroy and Belinda McKeon, eminent scientists such as Austin Duffy, and sportsman Mark Pollock.

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    What Kind of Citizen? (English, Paperback) Joel Westheimer

    How can schools teach the skills required for a strong democracy to flourish? What Kind of Citizen? asks readers to imagine the kind of society they would like to live in - and then shows the ways in which schools can be used to make that vision a reality.

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    New Mexico's Stormy History (Paperback) Elmer Eugene Maestas

    Conquistador General Don Diego de Vargas led hundreds of Spanish pioneers to resettle New Mexico after the 1680 Indian Revolt. This little-known colonial period brought peace and prosperity to settlers and Native Americans in what later became northern New Mexico and parts of surrounding states. Spanish Royalty awarded many faithful soldiers and settlers with grants of land to establish farms,...

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    At Corsham (Paperback) Robin Jesson $14.11
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    The Social Purposes of Education (English, Hardback) K. G. Collier

    This book, first published in 1959, was written to primarily address teachers and students of education, as well as those with a general interest in the changing practices of schools. Under the terms of the 1944 Education Act, which charged Local Authorities with contributing towards the ‘spiritual, moral, mental, and physical development of the community’. The author examines these ideas whilst...

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    Challenging the School Readiness Agenda in Early Childhood Education (English, Hardback) Miriam B. Tager

    Challenging the normative paradigm that school readiness is a positive and necessary objective for all young children, this book asserts that the concept is a deficit-based practice that fosters the continuation of discriminatory classifications. Tager draws on findings of a qualitative study to reveal how the neoliberal agenda of school reform based on high-stakes testing sorts and labels...

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    Sociology of Education II (English, Hardback) Stephen J. Ball

    "Publisher's Note: References within each chapter are as they appear in the original complete work"--T.p. verso.

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    Elementary and Grammar Education in Late Medieval France (English, Hardback) Sarah B Lynch

    Lynch offers a close historical analysis of the educational landscape of Lyons, showing how schools and teachers were organised and how they interacted with each other and with ecclesiastical and municipal authorities.

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    100 Great African Kings and Queens (English, Paperback) Pusch Commey, Innocent Dembetembe

    Volume one of 100 GREAT AFRICAN KINGS AND QUEENS chronicle the amazing exploits of 10 extraordinary monarchs of the African continent. Spanning over 2000 years they range from Makeda, the magnificent Queen of Sheba, to the fearsome King Shaka of the Zulus. There is the famous last Pharaoh of Egypt, Cleopatra V11 of Egypt, and there is the richest man who ever lived, Emperor Mansa Musa of Mali....

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