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ECE150 - Research in the History of Education: Finding Books

Help in searching for noted figures in the history of early childhood education.

Education Theorists, Founders, and Influencers: Fall 2023

Bernice "Bunny" Sandler Edith Kanaka'ole'
Judy Heumann bell hooks
Ana Roque de Duprey Betsey Stockton 
Fanny Jackson Coppin Rudine Sims Bishop

Ebooks - A Good Place to Start

Other Books

The links above will do a subject search in the library's collection.  You can also try keywords in the library search space above, for example:
    early childhood history
    John Dewey

Books on Two-Hour Reserve

Make a note of the call number for the book you want and ask for it at the Circulation Desk. You can check it out on your ID to use for two hours in the library.

372.21 W835 Learning from the past : historical voices in early childhood education
372.2109 B73 History and theory of early childhood education
372.21092 P37 Pioneers of early childhood education
372.41 M22s Childhood, culture, and class in Britain : Margaret McMillan

Searching for Encyclopedia Articles

Specific Reference Books

Getting Reference Help

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