Thinking the History of Education with Raymond Williams

Marcus Aurelio Taborda de Oliveira About the author

This article seeks to emphasize the original contribution of Raymond Williams' thought to the research in history of education. It goes through an amount of key concepts in the work of the Welsh author, suggesting its potential to critique and analyze forms of society and culture organization in Brazil, with highlight to different forms of education. It concludes dimensioning the actuality of his thought not only to intellectuals linked to the educational field or to historians of education, but to the reinvigoration of the left thought in Brazil and in the world.

Social History of Education; Social History; Cultural Critique; Raymond Williams

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