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The Literature of Education: A Critical Bibliography 1945-1970
 

The Literature of Education: A Critical Bibliography 1945-1970 (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

By Richmond, W. Kenneth

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  • Pub Date
    20 Jan 20

Original blurb: The volume of writing on educational topics has increased so prodigiously in recent years that the student is likely to lose himself in a sea of print. This may lead him to opt for the first book that comes to hand, or waste time rifling through half a dozen when ... read full description below.

ISBN 9781138340770
Barcode 9781138340770
Release Date 20 January 2020 by Taylor & Francis Ltd
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback
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Series Routledge Revivals
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ISBN-13 9781138340770
ISBN-10 1138340774
Stock Release date is 20 January 2020
Status Available for pre-order, ships once released
Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
Imprint Routledge
Release Date 20 January 2020
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback
Author(s) By Richmond, W. Kenneth
Series Routledge Revivals
Category Bibliographies, Catalogues, Discographies
Philosophy Of Education
Educational Psychology
Number of Pages 218
Dimensions Width: 140mm
Height: 216mm
Weight Not specified - defaults to 600g
Interest Age 19+ years
Reading Age 19+ years
Library of Congress Education - Bibliography
NBS Text Education & Teaching
ONIX Text College/higher education
Dewey Code 016.37
Catalogue Code Not specified

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Original blurb: The volume of writing on educational topics has increased so prodigiously in recent years that the student is likely to lose himself in a sea of print. This may lead him to opt for the first book that comes to hand, or waste time rifling through half a dozen when a thorough grasp of one key text is all that is needed. Reading lists commonly look impressive, not to say daunting. In fact, the multifarious titles conceal an enormous amount of duplication, an endless raking over of other people's research findings. `It is a safe bet', writes W. Kenneth Richmond, `that less than 5 percent of the contents of any new book on education will be in any way original'. This critical bibliography, originally published in 1972, is concerned with the noteworthy books and major official reports that had appeared in the English language during the twenty-five years prior to publication. In his introduction and in the commentaries prefacing each section the author explains the background to the genuinely new departures of the period and describes successive changes in the climate of educational opinion.

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