Work of the Fellows: Monographs

The Improvement of Humanity: Education and the French Revolution

By R. R. Palmer (NHC Fellow, 1979–80)

Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1985

From the publisher’s description:

This work examines education in both theory and practice during the Enlightenment and the French Revolution when educators aimed at nothing less than reforming humanity and creating a new society.

Subjects
Education Studies / Education Theory / Education Reform / French Revolution / Age of Enlightenment /

Palmer, R. R. (NHC Fellow, 1979–80). The Improvement of Humanity: Education and the French Revolution. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1985.