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A British Education Control Officer in Occupied Germany, 1945-1949: The Letters of Edward Aitken-Davies

David Phillips

Edward Aitken-Davies's letters and other documents provide insights into the day-to-day lives of the impressive group of individuals who oversaw the development of education in Germany from post-war chaos to the reform and stability which restored the education system of the country to a pre-eminent status in Europe.

Book Details

  • Publisher: Routledge
  • Publish Date: Nov 30th, 2023
  • Pages: 156
  • Language: English
  • Dimensions: 9.21in - 6.14in - 0.44in - 0.92lb
  • EAN: 9781032214405
  • Categories: Europe - GermanyWars & Conflicts - World War II - GeneralAdministration - General

About the Author

David Phillips is Emeritus Professor of Comparative Education, University of Oxford, UK, and an Emeritus Fellow of St Edmund Hall, Oxford. Throughout a long career in Oxford a principal focus of his research has been the role of the British in the reconstruction of education in the British Zone of occupied Germany. His most recent book on the subject is Educating the Germans: People and Policy in the British Zone of Germany, 1945-1949 (2018).