Edmond Demolins (1852-1907) was a French pedagogue .
Life and work
Edmond Demolins was born in 1852 in Marseille . He became a disciple of Pierre Guillaume Frederic le Play . He formed a small group of students Paul de Rousiers that puts in the Play ‘s salon every Monday in the 1870s.  The Program of Government and Social Organization Based on Comparative Observation of the Various Peoples (1881) was a collective work by members of the group with a preface by Le Play.  Demolines edited the bi-monthly Social Reform .  In 1885, three years after the death of Le Play, Henri de Tourville and Demolins split from the movement and founded a new journal,Social science . They brought with them a few members of Rousiers and Robert Pinot (1862-1926), future director of the Social Museum and Secretary-General of the Forges Committee . This small group is a true research team. 
Inspired by the experiences of the Abbotsholme School and the Bedales School , he founded the School of the Rocks ( fr ) (pioneer of Active learning ).
Edmond Demolins died in 1907 in Caen .
His most known works are The New Education: The School of Rocks and What is the Superiority of the Anglo-Saxons? (1897). In his work The great roads of peoples, social geography essay: how the road creates the social type , he defends racist theories . 
- History of France, from the earliest times to the present day according to sources and recent works T. 1 , Origins, Paris: Bookstore of Bibliographical Society, 1879
- History of France, from the earliest times to the present day, according to sources and recent works T. 2, The feudal monarchy , Paris: Bibliographical library, 1879
- History of France, from the earliest times to the present day according to sources and recent works T. 3, The modern monarchy , Paris: Bibliographical Library Bookshop, 1880
- History of France, from the earliest times to the present day according to sources and recent works T. 4, The Revolution and contemporary monarchies , 3rd ed., Paris: Bookstore of Bibliographical Society, 1880
- Play and its work of social reform , 2nd ed., Paris: offices of social reform, 1884
- How to raise and establish my children? , Paris: Firmin-Didot, 1893
- What is the superiority of the Anglo-Saxons? , 1897 ( available at Gallica ).
- New Education: The School of Rocks , 1998 ( available at Gallica ).
- The great roads of the peoples, social geography essay: How the road creates the social type. Paris, Firmin Didot & Co., 1901. (Volume 1 also at Nabu Press , 2010 ISBN 978-1-173-17239-8 )
- Is there an interest in seizing power? , Firmin-Didot, 1905, 338 p.
- The French of today – The social types of the Midi and the Center , Librairie de Paris / Firmin-Didot, nd
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