|David Tyack, Larry Cuban
|History of education in the United States
|1995 (Harvard University Press)
Tinkering toward Utopia: A Century of Public School Reform is a history of American public school reform written by David Tyack and Larry Cuban. It was published by Harvard University Press in 1995.
David B. Tyack was the Vida Jacks Professor of Education and Professor of History, Emeritus at the Stanford Graduate School of Education. Tyack is known for his wide-ranging studies and interpretations of the history of American education.
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Pillars of the Republic is history book on the origins of the American common schools written by Carl Kaestle and published by Hill & Wang in 1983.
The Elusive Ideal: Equal Educational Opportunity and the Federal Role in Boston's Public Schools, 1950–1985 is a social history book written by Adam R. Nelson on the relationship between the Boston public schools and local, state, and federal public policy in the mid-20th century. The University of Chicago Press published the title in May 2005.
The Modern School Movement: Anarchism and Education in the United States is a history book about Ferrer Schools by Paul Avrich.
No Place of Grace: Antimodernism and the Transformation of American Culture, 1880–1920 is a history book written by Jackson Lears about American antimodernism at the turn of the 20th century.
The Black Atlantic: Modernity and Double Consciousness is a 1993 history book about a distinct black Atlantic culture that incorporated elements from African, American, British, and Caribbean cultures. It was written by Paul Gilroy and was published by Harvard University Press and Verso Books.
Anarchist Voices: An Oral History of Anarchism in America is a 1995 oral history book of 53 interviews with anarchists over 30 years by Paul Avrich.
The Russian Anarchists is a history book by Paul Avrich about the Russian anarchist movement from the 19th century to the Bolshevik revolution.
An American Anarchist: The Life of Voltairine de Cleyre is a biography of Voltairine de Cleyre by Paul Avrich.
Anarchist Portraits is a 1990 history book by Paul Avrich about the lives and personalities of multiple prominent and inconspicuous anarchists.
Sacco and Vanzetti: The Anarchist Background is a 1996 history book by Paul Avrich about Sacco and Vanzetti with a special emphasis on anarchist sources.
Gestalt Therapy is a book that outlines an extension to psychotherapy, known as gestalt therapy, and written by Frederick Perls, Ralph Hefferline, and Paul Goodman. Presented in two parts, the first introduces psychotherapeutic self-help exercises, and the second presents a theory of personality development and growth.
Weapons of the Weak: Everyday Forms of Peasant Resistance is a 1985 book on everyday forms of rural class conflict as illustrated in a Malaysian village, written by anthropologist James C. Scott and published by Yale University Press.
Managers of Virtue: Public School Leadership in America, 1820–1980 is a history book by David Tyack and Elisabeth Hansot. Its first two sections discuss American educational leadership in the common school and Progressive eras, and its last part discusses the subsequent decline in school leader authority and public confidence.
Self-Taught: African American Education in Slavery and Freedom is a book that tells the history of African American self-education from slavery through the Reconstruction Era. It was written by history professor Heather Andrea Williams and published in 2007 by the University of North Carolina Press.
The Education of Blacks in the South, 1860–1935 is a history of African-American education in the American South between the Reconstruction era and the Great Depression. It was written by James D. Anderson and first published by the University of North Carolina Press in 1988. The book won awards including the American Educational Research Association 1990 Outstanding Book Award.
The Strike That Changed New York is a history book about the New York City teachers' strike of 1968 written by Jerald Podair and published by the Yale University Press in 2004.
The Communal Experience: Anarchist and Mystical Counter-Cultures in America is a book-length historical and sociological study of cultural radicalism in the United States, written by historian Laurence Veysey and published in 1973 by Harper & Row.
The Transformation of the School: Progressivism in American Education, 1876–1957 is a history of the American Progressive Education movement written by historian Lawrence Cremin and published by Alfred A. Knopf in 1961.
An Elusive Science: The Troubling History of Education Research is a history of American education research written by Ellen Condliffe Lagemann and published by University of Chicago Press in 2000.