Cover: Essays on Education in the Early Republic, from Harvard University PressCover: Essays on Education in the Early Republic in E-DITION

Essays on Education in the Early Republic

Edited by Frederick Rudolph

Available from De Gruyter »

Product Details

E-DITION

$65.00 • £54.95 • €60.00

ISBN 9780674864597

Publication Date: 01/01/1965

389 pages

Belknap Press

World

Harvard University Press has partnered with De Gruyter to make available for sale worldwide virtually all in-copyright HUP books that had become unavailable since their original publication. The 2,800 titles in the “e-ditions” program can be purchased individually as PDF eBooks or as hardcover reprint (“print-on-demand”) editions via the “Available from De Gruyter” link above. They are also available to institutions in ten separate subject-area packages that reflect the entire spectrum of the Press’s catalog. More about the E-ditions Program »

These essays, written and published between 1786 and 1799 by Benjamin Rush, Noah Webster, Robert Coram, Simeon Doggett, Samuel Harrison Smith, Amable-Louis-Rose de Lafitte du Courteil, and Samuel Knox, represent the first formal attempt to define the responsibilities, capabilities, and prospects of American education at a time when the United States was beginning its republican experiment. As such, the editor points out, they are landmarks of national thought and practice and are as essential as the familiar economic, political, and artistic documents in any effort to understand the American past.

Recent News

Black lives matter. Black voices matter. A statement from HUP »

From Our Blog

Marking the 75th Anniversary of Independence from British Rule

August 14 and August 15 mark the seventy-fifth anniversary of independence from British rule for Pakistan and India, respectively. Inextricably linked to the birth of these two South Asian nations is the 1947 Partition of the subcontinent that tragically accompanied the end of British colonialism.