The Emergence of the Common School in the U.S.Countryside (Mellen Studies in Education v. 36)

The Emergence of the Common School in the U.S.Countryside (Mellen Studies in Education v. 36)

By: Jo Ann Parkerson (author), Donald Parkerson (author)Hardback

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Examining the social and historical roots of the primary school movement in the rural north in mid-19th-century America, this text also explores the critical support that a new class of commercial farmers provided for that important social experiment.

Contents

Within the reach of all; the taproot of the common school; intelligent thinking farmers; the marketplace and the classroom; God and country; fewer children of greater quality; the curriculum of the home; nurseries of virtue. Appendix: samples.

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  • ISBN13: 9780773483491
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 196
  • ID: 9780773483491
  • ISBN10: 0773483497

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