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Author Rury, John L., 1951-

Title Education and social change : contours in the history of American schooling / John L. Rury
Edition Third edition
Published New York : Routledge, 2009
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Description 1 online resource (x, 273 pages)
Contents 1. Introduction: history, social change, and education -- 2. Colonial America: religion, inequality, and revolution -- 3. Emergence of a modern school system: the 19th Century -- 4. Ethnicity, gender, and race: contours of social change in the 19th Century -- 5. Growth, reform, and differentiation: the Progressive Era -- 6. The human capital revolution: postwar America to the end of the 20th Century -- Epilogue: recent developments and looking to the future
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 245-265) and index
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Subject Education -- United States -- History.
Educational sociology -- United States.
Social change -- United States.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1135845069 (electronic bk.)
9781135845063 (electronic bk.)