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Education and Society in Nineteenth-Century Nottingham

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Part of Cambridge Texts and Studies in the History of Education

  • Date Published: July 2010
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9780521143875

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  • An account of the progress made in the provision of education in Nottingham in the nineteenth century. Dr Wardle makes full use of the evidence of newpapers, contemporary accounts and statistics relating to population, child employment, public health, welfare agencies, and charitable organisations to produce an integrated study of the educational, social and economic aspects of a town's growth over 100 years. The experience of Nottingham is compared (generally favourably) with that of other cities. The full use of newspapers means that areas of the educational picture usually overlooked are here given due prominence; for example, the numerically significant private schools, and the lending libraries organised by groups of workmen. This book gives a vivid picture of the growth of our educational system, not only as it was seen by the administrators, but also as it was seen by the parents, and pupils for whom it was intended.

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    • Date Published: July 2010
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9780521143875
    • length: 220 pages
    • dimensions: 216 x 140 x 13 mm
    • weight: 0.29kg
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    Acknowledgements
    Map of Nottingham in about 1800
    Introduction
    1. The Industrial Revolution
    2. Nottingham in the early nineteenth century
    3. The provisions of voluntary schools
    4. The work of the voluntary schools
    5. Elementary education under the School Board
    6. Secondary, technical and higher education
    7 Private schools
    8. Adult education
    Bibliography
    Index.

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    David Wardle

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