Tolstoy as a Schoolmaster (Classic Reprint)

Tolstoy as a Schoolmaster (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from Tolstoy as a Schoolmaster Among the literary projects which Count Tolstoy is said to have on his hands is a book on education. It is to be hoped that he may be able to write it, as the subject is one in which he has been interested for the past forty years and it was as a school master in his native village as long ago as 1862 that he first gave Signs Of many Of his present ideas on government and society. The serfs had just been freed, and, as a good landlord, Tolstoy set to work at the education Of the peasant children so that they might be fitted for their newly acquired freedom. He established a school with three or four teachers beside himself. There were in all about forty pupils, including half a dozen girls. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.show more

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  • Paperback | 102 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 5mm | 145g
  • Forgotten Books
  • United States
  • English
  • , black & white illustrations
  • 0243182481
  • 9780243182480