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Achievement in Education: The Work of Michael Sadler, 1885-1935


reviewed by William W. Brickman 1953

coverTitle: Achievement in Education: The Work of Michael Sadler, 1885-1935
Author(s): Lynda Grier
Publisher: John Wiley, New York
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In view of the recent renewed interest in comparative education, it is highly appropriate that attention is being given to a man who, perhaps more than anyone else, is responsible for the promotion of its study and for the publication of first-rate researches. Miss Grier's book, as its tide indicates, covers but half a century of the life of one of Great Britain's outstanding educational leaders, and wisely does not attempt to duplicate the content of "Michael Ernest Sadler, 1861-1943" (London: Constable, 1949), the biography written by Sir Michael's son, Michael Sadleir. (Note. This spelling is used by the son.) What strikes the reader's eye, once the usual introductory pages have been turned, is the impressive list of writings by Sadler. This encompasses such subjects as university extension, continuation schools, Indian education, reports to various local education authorities, moral and religious instruction, and others. Of particular importance are the eleven volumes... (preview truncated at 150 words.)


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Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 54 Number 6, 1953, p. 355-355
http://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 4949, Date Accessed: 10/19/2017 12:33:18 PM

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