Editorial: Fifty Years On
History of Education Researcher
Reason for embargo
2017 marks the 1000th anniversary of England's division into the four Earldoms (Northumbria, Wessex, Mercia, and East Anglia) by the Danish king of England Cnut, the 375th anniversary of the start of the English Civil War, the 200th anniversary of the death of Jane Austen, the hundredth anniversary of Rutherford's successful attempt to split the atom, and the 75th anniversary of the first broadcast of BBC Radio 4's Desert Island Discs. Fifty years ago, in 1967, the summer of love was shared by many, Donald Campbell died on Coniston Water, and the UK won the Eurovision Song Contest, thanks to Sandie Shaw's Puppet on a string. And, in December of that same year, at the C. F. Mott College of Education, in the city of Liverpool, 150 people gathered together, and the History of Education Society was born. [...]
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Vol. 99, pp. 1 - 3