Fiftieth Anniversary Volume, 1857-1906

Fiftieth Anniversary Volume, 1857-1906

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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. 1907 edition. Excerpt: ... in the course of time and in the multiplicity of nations is developing more and more. In the field of education, peaceful emulation and hospitable exchange are taking place among nations that compete with one another for wealth and power and that wage war among themselves. The right of hospitality of institutions of learning is as old as the nations themselves. Upon the same soil, too, harmony, understanding, and confidence will thrive among social classes which are hostile to one another in their political and social lifej There is no more beautiful hope than that those who have been estranged may be reunited thru mutual giving and taking. And this would be the ideal of a truly national education: not equality in the education of all, but--upon the basis of a uniform education of the people, which itself would constitute a link in the chain of the education of humanity--a maximum of individual accomplishment in the infinite variety of tasks, powers, and endowments which creative nature brings forth. And the ideal of a national system of education would be that every individual would be given an opportunity to develop himself to a maximum of personal culture and social efficiency according to his gifts and his determination. AGRICULTURAL INSTRUCTION IN THE KINGDOM OF H U N GARY Bfiut DE TORMAY, COUNSELOR IN THE ROYAL HUNGARIAN MINISTRY or AGRICULTURE, BUDAPEST, HUNGARY' A century and a half ago agriculture in Hungary was in a primitive stage. Pastural areas and plowed fields lay dormant. Cattle-raising was discontinued in consequence of almost two hundred years of Turkish rule. Centuries of war--the Hungarian nation being the buffer state for the European civilization--had depopulated the country and impoverished the people; more

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  • Paperback | 518 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 26mm | 916g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 123690124X
  • 9781236901248