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The Birth of Modern Education

£19.99

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This book records the contribution made to education generally during the 17th and 18th centuries by the 'Dissenting Academies'- schools, colleges and seminaries (often institutions with aspects of all three) run by English Dissenters, that is, those who did not conform to the Church of England. The story is significant, as it shows the contribution made in terms of breaking new ground in subjects taught, and in educational method. The book is one of three seminal texts used in the study of Dissenting Academies to this day.

Little or nothing is available in terms of biographical information about the author.

Our copy is in very good condition, having been privately owned, and perhaps not much studied after the first reading. Bound in red cloth with title etc in gilt on the spine, it is protected by an unclipped, only slightly worn, dust jacket, and shows no signs of wear externally. Inside, the binding is firm, all pages clean and bright, and the previous owner's name & details are in ink on the front fep.

Item details

Added value:
1st edition
Author(s):
Ashley Smith, J. W.
Condition:
Used: good
Dimensions:
20 x 14 x 3.5 cm
Edition:
1954
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
329
Publisher:
Independent Press Ltd., London
Title:
The Birth of Modern Education

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This book records the contribution made to education generally during the 17th and 18th centuries by the 'Dissenting Academies'- schools, colleges and seminaries (often institutions with aspects of all three) run by English Dissenters, that is, those who did not conform to the Church of England. The story is significant, as it shows the contribution made in terms of breaking new ground in subjects taught, and in educational method. The book is one of three seminal texts used in the study of Dissenting Academies to this day.

Little or nothing is available in terms of biographical information about the author.

Our copy is in very good condition, having been privately owned, and perhaps not much studied after the first reading. Bound in red cloth with title etc in gilt on the spine, it is protected by an unclipped, only slightly worn, dust jacket, and shows no signs of wear externally. Inside, the binding is firm, all pages clean and bright, and the previous owner's name & details are in ink on the front fep.

Added value:
1st edition
Author(s):
Ashley Smith, J. W.
Condition:
Used: good
Dimensions:
20 x 14 x 3.5 cm
Edition:
1954
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
329
Publisher:
Independent Press Ltd., London
Title:
The Birth of Modern Education

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