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The Founding Fathers, Education, and "the Great Contest" : The American Philosophical Society Prize of 1797, Hardback Book

The Founding Fathers, Education, and "the Great Contest" : The American Philosophical Society Prize of 1797 Hardback

Edited by Benjamin Justice

Part of the Historical Studies in Education series

Description

Leading historians provide new insights into the founding generation's views on the place of public education in America.

This volume explores enduring themes, such as gender, race, religion, and central vs. local control, in seven essays of the 1790s on how to implement public education in the new USA.

The original essays are included as well.

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  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 279 pages, XIII, 279 p.
  • Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Philosophy & theory of education
  • ISBN: 9781137271013

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