Schools, Politics, and Society: Elementary Education in Wales, 1870-1902
The Education Act of 1870, which provided that every child in England and Wales should have the opportunity to receive elementary education, had far-reaching implications both inside and outside the classroom, Schools, Politics and Society: Elementary Education in Wales, 1870-1902, is a revealing study of education in late-Victorian Wales. It also analyses the emergence of local democracy at the end of the nineteenth century and assesses the role of political and religious leadership at a crucial time in Wales's history.
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