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A history of adult education in Great Britain

Author: Thomas Kelly
Publisher: Liverpool : University of Liverpool, 1992.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 3rd ed.View all editions and formats
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A comprehensive work that features a Prologue which reviews the many developments in the field of adult education in Great Britain which have taken place in the 1970s and 1980s. It includes a  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Kelly, Thomas, 1909-
History of adult education in Great Britain.
Liverpool : University of Liverpool, 1992
(OCoLC)608578253
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas Kelly
ISBN: 0853234078 9780853234074
OCLC Number: 29258532
Notes: "From the middle ages to the twentieth century"--Cover.
GB92-
Description: liv, 425 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Foreword by Brian Simon Preface Preface to the second edition Preface to the Third Edition Prologue The Middle Ages 1 Education for salvation The Sixteenth Century 2 The Reformation and Renaissance The Seventeenth Century 3 The Impact of Puritanism 4 The Impact of Modern Science The Eighteenth Century 5 The Education of the Illiterate 6 Coffee-House's, Clubs and Societies 7 Science for the Citizen The Nineteenth Century 8 The Ag eof Mechanic' Institutes 9 The Radical Opposition 10 Fundamental Education 11 The Instruments of Adult Education 12 Working Men's Colleges and Institutes 13 Changing Scenes 14 The Universities enter the Field The Twentieth Century 15 The Universities and Working-Class Organisations 16 Liberal Adult Education between the Wars 17 The Widening Circle 18 The Auxiliaries of Adult Education 19 The Second World War 20 The Post-War Pattern 21 The Fourfold Partnership Bibliographical Note Index
Responsibility: by Thomas Kelly.
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