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Webb, Sidney, 1859-1947. Great Britain after the war - Image 74. 1916. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. October 27, 2020. https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/scpamp/item/2338/show/2327.

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Webb, Sidney, 1859-1947. (1916). Great Britain after the war - Image 74. Socialist and Communist Pamphlets. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. Retrieved from https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/scpamp/item/2338/show/2327

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Title Great Britain after the war
Alternative Title Great Britain after the war, by Sidney Webb and Arnold Freeman; being facts and figures, quotations and queries, suggestions and forecasts, designed to help individual inquirers and study circles in considering what will happen after war with regard to trade, employment, wages, prices, trade unionism, co-operation, women's labour, foreign commerce, the railways, the coal supply, education, taxation, etc. Dedicated to the Workers' educational association
Creator (LCNAF)
  • Webb, Sidney, 1859-1947
Publisher G. Allen and Unwin
Place of Creation (TGN)
  • London
Date 1916
Subject.Topical (LCSH)
  • World War, 1914-1918
  • Economic policy
  • Economics
Subject.Geographic (TGN)
  • United Kingdom
Genre (AAT)
  • pamphlets
Language English
Type (DCMI)
  • Text
Original Item Extent 80 pages; 22 cm.
Original Item Location HC256.2.P27
Original Item URL http://library.uh.edu/record=b8302906~S11
Original Collection Socialist and Communist Pamphlets
Digital Collection Socialist and Communist Pamphlets
Digital Collection URL http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/scpamp
Repository Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries
Repository URL http://libraries.uh.edu/branches/special-collections
Use and Reproduction This item is in the public domain and may be used freely.
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Title Image 74
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Transcript CHAPTER XI. CAN WE OBTAIN A REVOLUTION IN EDUCATION ? For well-nigh every national need—for the purposes of war as well as for the demands of industry, for the production of competent administrators and directors no less than for the making of capable and purposeful citizens—the war has revealed, sometimes grotesquely, but more often gruesomely, the manifold inadequacies of the nation's education. Moreover, since August, 1914, parts of the educational machinery, such as it was, have been destroyed. Reconstruction of some kind is therefore unavoidable. If a blind public opinion allows a vote-catching Government and parsimonious local councillors to decide that " we cannot afford to waste money on education ''—and of this there is a real danger—the inevitable " Reconstruction " will be so devised as to leave the nation even worse educated after the war than it was before it. There is, however, some hope that the good sense of the people will stubbornly insist on the building up of a really effective system of education. By no other means can we secure our future. At the moment it is the duty of eyery friend of education to concentrate his energies upon helping Mr. Fisher to get his Education Bill through Parliament. But we trust that the Workers' Educational Association (to which we have the honour of dedicating these notes) will regard this only as the beginning of a much greater scheme. (See the W.E.A. suggestions for " Educational Reconstruction " and the W.E.A. Education Year-book.) We content ourselves with putting before the student the governing conditions of the Reconstruction required fo make this country, as regards education in its widest sense, the first in the world. We cannot afford to aim at any less ambitious result. A—Parentage and Infancy. The communitv has already insisted that Education means more than schooling. By the Education Act of 1902, and sub-