References for James Booth

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Books:

  1. J Booth, On the female education of the industrial classes, being the substance of a lecture delivered on the 20th of November 1855, at the Mechanics' Institution, Wandsworth (Bell and Daldy, London, 1855).
  2. J Booth, How to learn and what to learn. Two lectures advocating the system of Examinations established by the Society of Arts; the former delivered on the 24th of September, at the Mechanics' Institution, Lewes, the latter on the 16th of October, 1856, at the Mechanics' Institution, Hitchin (Bell and Daldy, London, 1856).
  3. F Foden, The examiner: James Booth and the origin of common examinations (Leeds Studies in Adult and Continuing Education by the School of Continuing Education, Leeds, 1989).
  4. R Willis, Testing Times: A History of Vocational, Civil Service and Secondary Examinations in England since 1850 (Sense Publishers, Rotterdam, 2013).

Articles:

  1. J Booth, On a Property of Numbers, Proceedings of the Royal Society of London 7 (1854-1855), 42-43.
  2. F E Foden, The Rev James Booth: Pioneer of examinations, The Vocational aspects of education 20 (46) (1968), 127-136.
  3. J W L Glaisher, James Booth, Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society 39 (1878-79), 219-225.
  4. R Lowe, Review: James Booth and the origin of common examinations, by F Foden, Higher Education 20 (4) (1990), 499-500.
  5. C W Sutton, Booth, James (1806-1878), rev. Frank Foden, Oxford Dictionary of National Biography (Oxford University Press, Oxford, 2004).
    http://www.oxforddnb.com/view/article/2883
  6. M Tasker, Review: James Booth and the origin of common examinations, by F Foden, British Journal of Educational Studies 38 (4) (1990), 401-404.
  7. J Tomlinson, Review: James Booth and the origin of common examinations, by F Foden, Royal Society of Arts Journal 138 (5407) (1990), 502-503.

JOC/EFR February 2016

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