and 'subject matters'. For those of us who admire and approve Rugg's educational thought, what he demonstrated about sound, creative pedagogy and curriculum directed at a more caring and socially responsible society still have much to teach in a time of narrowly instrumental educational policies.
Harold Rugg, That Men May Understand: An American in the Long Armistice, New York: Doubleday, Doran, p.xv, 1941.
John Dewey, 'My Pedagogic Creed', in D.J. Flinders and S.J. Thornton (eds), The Curriculum Studies Reader, New York: Routledge, p.23, 1997.
Lawrence A. Cremin, The Transformation of School: Progressivism in American Education, 1876-1957, New York: Vintage, p.182, 1964.
Rugg and Ann Shumaker, The Child-centered School, New York: Arno Press and The New York Times, pp.viii-ix, 1969.
Rugg, Culture and Education in America, New York: Harcourt, p.4, 1931.
George S. Counts, Dare the School Build a New Social Order?, Carbondale and Edwardsville, IL: Southern Illinois University Press, 1932.
Alan Ryan, John Dewey and the High Tide of American Liberalism, New York: Norton, p.340, 1995.
Rugg, American Life and the School Curriculum: Next Steps Toward Schools of Living, Boston, MA: Ginn, p.332, 1936.
Murry R. Nelson, 'The Development of the Rugg Social Studies Materials', Theory and Research in Social Education, V, III, p.68, December 1977.
Naida Tushnet Bagenstos, 'Social Reconstruction: The Controversy Over the Textbooks of Harold Rugg', Theory and Research in Social Education, V, III, p.29, December 1977.
B.R. Buckingham, Rugg Course in the Classroom: The Junior-High-School Program, Chicago, IL: Ginn, pp.69-72, c.1935.
Rugg, Foundations for American Education, New York: World Book Company, p.xi, 1947.
Rugg, That Men May Understand, op cit., pp.244-5.
In Fifty Major Thinkers on Education: Dewey
Rugg's major writings
Rugg wrote dozens of volumes and numerous articles, not all on education. Some of his writing is repetitive from one volume to the next. This list is restricted to books representative of his most influential contributions to education. The instructional materials he developed for schools are unlisted but may be accessed through the Department of Special Collections, Milbank Memorial Library, Teachers College, Columbia University.
Rugg, H.O. and Bagley, W.C., Content of American History, Chicago, IL: University of Illinois, School of Education, 1916.
Rugg, H.O. and Hockett, J., Objective Studies in Map Location, New York: Lincoln School of Teachers College, 1925.