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Reconstructing American Education

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PAPERBACK

$33.00 • £26.95 • €29.50

ISBN 9780674750937

Publication Date: 01/01/1989

Short

240 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

1 table

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  • Introduction
  • 1. The Origins of Public Education
  • 2. Alternative Models for American Education
  • 3. How Urban School Systems Became Bureaucracies: The Boston Case, 1850–1884
  • 4. History and Reform
  • 5. The Politics of Educational History
  • 6. The Moral Crisis of the University
  • Notes
  • Index

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