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Description - History, Education, and the Schools by William J. Reese

Please note this is a 'Palgrave to Order' title. Stock of this book requires shipment from an overseas supplier. It will be delivered to you within 12 weeks. This book grapples with two basic questions. What is history? And How can history help illuminate contemporary concerns about the nature and character of America's schools? From antiquity to the postmodern present, history has served multiple purposes, including a basic human need to learn from what came before. Americans have long invested considerable time, energy, and emotion in their schools, both private and public, and a knowledge of history helps explain why.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781403977441
ISBN-10: 1403977445
Format: Hardback
(216mm x 140mm x mm)
Pages: 219
Imprint: Palgrave Macmillan
Publisher: Palgrave USA
Publish Date: 1-Apr-2007
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - William J. Reese

WILLIAM J. REESE is Professor of Educational Policy Studies, History and European Studies at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA. His most recent books is America's Public Schools: From the Common School to 'No Child Left Behind'.

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