Work of the Fellows: Monographs

The Improvement of Humanity: Education and the French Revolution

Palmer, R. R. (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;