The Chautauquan; A Weekly Newsmagazine Volume 42

The Chautauquan; A Weekly Newsmagazine Volume 42

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1906 edition. Excerpt: ... source of accurate information for the thought-ful teacher and parent, and will be welcomed in the reference library. G. E. V. A New SCHOOL MANAGEMENT. By Levi Seeley, Professor of Pedagogy in the New Jersey State Normal School. Pp. 329. $1.25. New York: Hinds & Noble. A text-book for normal school students dealing with the technicalities of school management. yet written in so wise and cheery a fashion as to be good reading for the-layman. The dis-cussions of punishment, school evils, school vir-tues, and school morals are especially enlight-ening. The author proves himself a good school-master by his constant use of illustra-tions and anecdotes which vividly enforce his points. G. E. V. A l'l0DERN SCHOOL. By Paul H. Hanus, Pro-fessor of the History and Art of Teaching in Harvard University. 1904. Pp. 306. $1.25. New York: The Macmillan Co. A collection of educational articles which have appeared in different periodicals during the last few years. They all display a deep insight into Tm: Yourn 01-" Wasnmcron. By S. Weir Mitchell. pp. 290. 6y, x9. $1.50. New York: The Century Co. The versatile Dr. S. Weir Mitchell conceived the daring idea of resetting the most important facts in the early life of Washington in the language of that worthy gentleman as il lustrated in his writings. The result of this pseudo autobiography is a book of 290 pages which tells the story of Washington's early life to the close of the ill-fated Braddock expedition. The style is that of Washington's day and rather difficult for modern readers. It grows prolix at times, especially when Dr. Mitchell makes the supposed writer enter upon long self-examination and philosophising. The reader who follows the volume to its close will have a fresh and more

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  • Paperback | 306 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 16mm | 549g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236777433
  • 9781236777430