Twenty centuries of education, by Edgar W. Knight ...


Boston, New York Ginn and Company [1940] .

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Subjects Education -- Aims and objectives.
Education -- History.
Education.
Éducation -- Finalités.
Éducation -- Histoire.
Geschichte.
Pädagogik.
Description xviii, 622 pages including frontispiece, illustrations (including portraits, facsimiles) diagrams 24 cm
Copyright Date [1940]
©1940
Notes "Suggested readings" at end of each chapter. "A note on readings": pages xiv-xviii.
Contents Modern education built on many foundations -- The changing aims of education -- Some types of pre-Christian education -- Education among the Greeks -- Education among the Romans -- Christianity a new force in the world -- Some famous scholastics and their influence on education -- The Renaissance brings changes in educational aims -- The educational aims (and results) of the Reformation -- The rise of scientific inquiry -- The revolutionary effect of the printing press -- Beginnings of public education in the United States -- The slow development of American democratic principles in education -- The important place of university education in the United States -- Rapid changes in university education -- How certain theorists have influenced education -- Growth of the public-school idea -- The universities and postgraduate education -- Changing conditions bring new educational problems -- Some national school systems -- The problem of meeting democratic needs.
Genre History.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)745121
(OCoLC)ocm00745121
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WorldCat Identities Knight, Edgar Wallace, 1886-1953.
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