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Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
ISBN10: 1403977445 ISBN13: 9781403977441 DDC: 370.973 Edition: Hardcover; 2007-04-03


In his latest investigation of how history helps illuminate contemporary concerns about the nature and character of America�s schools, William Reese explores the rise of public schools in the nineteenth century, the evolution of private school alternatives, and ongoing debates about modern schooling and reform. Americans have long invested considerable time, energy, and emotion in their schools, both private and public, and Reese's historical overview helps explain why.


  • Dewey Decimal: 370.973

Book Details

  • Physical Description: 5.7"x8.3"x1.1"; 0.8 lb; 232 pages
  • Edition Info: Hardcover; 2007-04-03


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