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ISBN-10 0132659794ISBN-13 9780132659796
ISBN-10 0132626136ISBN-13 9780132626132
Author(s): John D. Pulliam; James J. Van Patten
Publisher: Merrill
Copyright year: © 2013 Pages: 432

For courses on the Historical Foundations of Education.

In a detailed and balanced manner, this highly popular text addresses the social, historical, and philosophical foundations of education—from the dominance of Puritans to modern times—and the impact on American society both yesterday and today.

In the same accessible format of earlier editions, the tenth edition provides readers with a solid overview of the social, historical, and philosophical foundations of education; a compact treatment of the basic tenets and theories that underlie educational practice including timelines for major watershed events that have shaped the nation's educational system; and quotes from leading authors of the period which introduce each chapter and situate the concepts to follow. The only guide on the history of American education your students will need, this textbook serves as a quick reference to the most important persons, dates, events, and movements that shaped the nation's system of education.