Historiographical Reflections on the 1902 Education Act

@article{Robinson2002HistoriographicalRO,
  title={Historiographical Reflections on the 1902 Education Act},
  author={Wendy Robinson},
  journal={Oxford Review of Education},
  year={2002},
  volume={28},
  pages={159 - 172}
}
  • W. Robinson
  • Published 1 June 2002
  • Sociology
  • Oxford Review of Education
This paper offers an overview of the 20th century historiography of the 1902 Education Act. The Act and its educational consequences have been systematically reflected upon by historians of education in every decade since the 1950s. Eaglesham's ground-breaking and detailed study of the Act roughly marked its half-centenary. In the mid-1970s, its three-quarters centenary was marked by an important debate within the annual conference proceedings of the British History of Education Society… 
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