A Survey of Factors Affecting the Teaching of Mathematics Outside the Universities in Britain in the Nineteenth Century

  • Leo Rogers


At the beginning of the nineteenth century, Britain was already well into its Industrial Revolution. When we consider that in the space of some hundred years the transport system alone developed from the use of riding track and canal, through coach road to a complex railway network and even the first motor cars and airships, we have an indication of the rate of the change and the ease with which ideas flowed along the communication network, ready to be utilised by those who saw their potential and advantage.


Nineteenth Century Local Industry Royal Commission Teenth Century Social Conscience 
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General References

  1. Hobsbawn E.J. (1968) Industry and Empire London.Google Scholar
  2. Simon B. (1974) The Two Nations and the Educational Structure London.Google Scholar
  3. Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge (1833) The Penny Cyclopaedia (1833–1846) London.Google Scholar
  4. Report of the Royal Commission appointed to enquire into Revenues and Management of Certain Colleges and Schools (Clarendon Report) (1863) London.Google Scholar
  5. Report of the Royal Commission on Scientific Instruction and the Advancement of Science (Devonshire Report) (1872) London.Google Scholar

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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1981

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  • Leo Rogers

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