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Between Educationalization and Appropriation
Selected Writings on the History of Modern Educational Systems
Marc Depaepe
These selected writings provide not only a thorough introduction to the history of modern educational systems, but also a twenty-five-year overview of the work of a well-known pioneer in the field of history of education.



Merit
The History of a Founding Ideal from the American Revolution to the Twenty-First Century
Joseph F. Kett
The idea that citizens' advancement should depend exclusively on merit, on qualities that deserve reward rather than on bloodlines or wire-pulling, was among the Founding ideals of the American republic, Joseph F. Kett argues in this book.



An Education in Politics
The Origins and Evolution of No Child Left Behind
Jesse H. Rhodes
In this work, Jesse H. Rhodes shows how the No Child Left Behind Act of 2002 and its prescriptive policies arose out of the dynamic of decentralized authority established in the American federal...



The Poor and the Perfect
The Rise of Learning in the Franciscan Order, 1209–1310
Neslihan Şenocak
In The Poor and the Perfect, Neslihan Senocak provides a grand narrative of how the quintessential Franciscan virtue of simplicity gradually lost its place to learning, while studying came to be considered an integral part of evangelical...



The Rational Believer
Choices and Decisions in the Madrasas of Pakistan
Masooda Bano
Bano's work shows that beliefs are rational and that religious believers look to maximize utility in ways not captured by classical rational choice.



Album of a Scientific World
The University of Louvain around 1900



Student Activism in Malaysia
Crucible, Mirror, Sideshow
Meredith L. Weiss
This work traces the early rise and subsequent decline of politically effective student activism in Malaysia, shedding new light on the dynamics of mobilization and on the key role of students and universities in postcolonial political development.



An Educational Pilgrimage to the United States
Travel Diary by Raymond Buyse, 1922
Raymond Buyse



The Wisconsin Pine Lands of Cornell University
Paul Wallace Gates
A history of Cornell University's acquisition, use, and sale of 500,000 acres of pine lands in central Wisconsin.



Curating the European University
Exposition and Public Debate
This book features projects involving alternative organizations of departments, proposals for open access and open source, and university architecture and accessibility; it offers a unique contribution to public debate on the role of the university.



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