About the author: Norman Morris attended Merton College, Oxford. He taught in elementary schools, and from 1946-1978 lectured in Education at Manchester University. As a Member of Manchester City Council, and Leader, he was active in education, policy and finance.2003 0-7734-6762-9
This is a specialized examination – not of the history of elementary schools in the mid-19th century – but of the technology of their revenue and the ways in which operational development was influenced by the sources and methodology of receipts. It will be of interest not just to historians of education but also to political historians, economists, and sociologists in general.