New PDF release: Edinburgh History of Education in Scotland

By Robert Anderson,Mark Freeman,Lindsay Paterson

ISBN-10: 0748679154

ISBN-13: 9780748679157

the individuality and effect of Scotland's academic associations have performed an important function within the building of nationwide id. This booklet investigates the origins and evolution of the most associations of Scottish schooling, bringing jointly a number students, every one a professional on his or her personal interval, and with pursuits together with - but additionally ranging past - the background of schooling.

From the medieval interval to the fashionable, this booklet presents a large photograph of Scottish academic historical past, whereas additionally highlighting the particularities and different types of the Scottish process in the course of the a while: from monastic to secular; from rural to city; from Latin to Gaelic; from Reformation to Enlightenment and past.

This is a highly vital reference paintings for historians and scholars of schooling inside of and past Scotland, and crucial history examining for lecturers and policy-makers. it's also an important publication for an individual drawn to the improvement of recent Scotland, its tradition and institutions.

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