School & Society Volume 6

School & Society Volume 6

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1917 edition. Excerpt: ...show just what processes of arithmetic are necessary in stores, in offices, for computing wages, etc. It will indicate what methods of filing, alphabetical and numerical, are used and how frequently, what forms of letters are called for, what kinds of reading are required, what in some detail are the social situations to be met. Such study will furnish a basis for the continued reconstruction of education in terms of real economic and social situations. W. Eandolph Burgess Lenox Hill Settlement SOCIETIES AND MEETINGS THE NATIONAL EDUCATION ASSOCIATION THE DEPARTMENT OF BUSINESS EDUCATION Adjusting ourselves to a new business era.--H. C. Spillman, manager of the School Department, Kemington Typewriter Company. In a few months at most the clouds of the world's greatest war will have cleared in the sky; one half of the world will have fought itself to death. The flower of European manhood and intelligence will be fertilizing a continental battlefield. The wheels of European progress will have turned back five hundred years; civilization will rise like a phantom, wrap her robes about her and travel a few thousand miles farther on her westward way. No longer shall we retrospect the seas for the seat of learning, of science, of culture and of commerce. All these will have been thrust into our keeping. There will have come a new order of things, a new dynasty of kings--monarchs of commerce. As the child becomes father of the man, as the world's youngest nation accepts from her parents the scepter of leadership may we have the wisdom and integrity to be worthy of it. The merchant who measures up to his possibilities in this new era of American commerce will alter his point of view to meet the changed conditions. He will not need to be so much wiser than...show more

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  • Paperback | 520 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 27mm | 916g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236615069
  • 9781236615060