• Chapters 1- 5 present the overview of Gutek's approach.
• Author covers history and times from Confucius through Plato, Aristotle, and Quintilian.
• Gerald L. Gutek taught for thirty years at major universities.
• Gutek says that "educational biography is a valuable, powerful, but too-often neglected" learning tool.
• Educators are discussed in their historical context with relevant trends and conditions.
• Gutek assumes educators interacted with culture that influenced development of educational ideas.
• Gutek begins with ancient Confucius.
• Plato, Aristotle, and Quintilian are discussed.
• Gutek examines the work of Aquinas and Erasmus.
• The Protestant Reformation is introduced.
• Rousseau and Pestalozzi's educational reform is presented.
• Enlightenment brings Americanization with Jefferson, Wollstonecraft,and Mann.
• Education for social change and reconstruction was introduced by Owen and Froebe.
• Mill and Spencer proposed liberalism; Addams advocated socialized education.
• Darwin and Montessori internationalized child education.
• Gandhi, Du Bois and Freire represent India, African Americans, and Brazil.
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