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Freeman, Mark – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2020
This article -- the first part of a two-part contribution -- considers the current and past state of research on the history of adult education in Britain. Although there has been a broadening of interest among historians of adult education, the field remains to an extent in the shadow of the "Great Tradition" of liberal education…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Educational History, Historiography, Working Class
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Freeman, Mark – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2020
This article -- the second part of a two-part contribution -- offers a number of suggested directions for the historiography of adult education in Britain. It identifies opportunities to address longstanding areas of neglect that have been overshadowed by a focus on the "Great Tradition" of adult education. Although a key theme of recent…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Adult Education, Educational History, Historiography
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Pruneri, Fabio – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2016
In 1945, Italian society was in crisis. Twenty years of fascism and the aerial bombing and military offensives of the Second World War had left the civilian population suffering and the nation in need of reinvention. In this difficult context, certain anti-fascist intellectuals devised the interesting pedagogical experiment of the 11 Convitti…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, War, Adult Education, World History