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Mass Education and the Limits of State Building, c.1870–1930

  • Laurence Brockliss
  • Nicola Sheldon

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-x
  2. General Introduction

    1. Laurence Brockliss, Nicola Sheldon
      Pages 1-12
  3. The British Isles

  4. Continental Europe

  5. The Wider World

  6. The Colonial Empires

  7. Back Matter
    Pages 305-325

About this book

Introduction

The first comparative study of the spread of mass education around the world in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, this unique new book uses a bottom-up focus and demonstrates, to an extent not appreciated hitherto, the gulf between the intentions of the government and the reality on the ground.

Keywords

education Germany research society

Editors and affiliations

  • Laurence Brockliss
    • 1
  • Nicola Sheldon
    • 2
  1. 1.Magdalen CollegeOxfordUK
  2. 2.Institute of Historical ResearchUniversity of LondonUK

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1057/9780230370210
  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 2012
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, London
  • eBook Packages Palgrave History Collection
  • Print ISBN 978-1-349-32399-9
  • Online ISBN 978-0-230-37021-0
  • Buy this book on publisher's site