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  1. This historical survey provides a wide view of the evolution of education. I particularly liked the early chapters on the education of savages and barbarians. We’ve come far, yet we haven’t. Davidson writes, “As men ascend above barbarism, their progress is marked by a gradual emancipation from institutions, or a gradual development of individualism” (p. 76). The individualist ideal first emerged in Greece with the hero and the citizen and brought forth democracy and freedom, as unperfected as i

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