A comprehensive account of the evolution of American educational theory from the colonial period to the present. The text includes a discussion of the foundations of American education policy, the factors influencing educational theory and its adaptability to a changing, multicultural society.
DICKSON A. MUNGAZI is Regent's Professor of History at the Center for Excellence in Education at Northern Arizona University. He is the author of numerous books on African political history and education, including The Mind of Black Africa (Praeger, 1996), Educational Reform and the Transformation of Southern Africa (Praeger, 1997), and The Last Defenders of the Laager: Ian D. Smith and F.W. de Klerk (Praeger, 1997).