Nicholas Comenius; Or, Ye Pennsylvania Schoolmaster Of Ye Olden Time

Paperback | February 2, 2012

byWilliam Riddle

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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. 1898. Excerpt: ..., Nicholas Comenius. As Roderick Hume is a picture of the New York school principal of 1870,so Nicholas Comenius is a picture of the Pennsylvania schoolmaster of I860, when new ideas of educational methods began to come into conflict with the old. It is a vivid portrayal of the schools, the teachers and schoolofficers, the institutes, the book-agents, and all the educational features of that period, and deserves a place in every collection of books on education. From the Governor of Pennsylvania, Daniel H. Hastings. "For the last few nights the disturbances in Luzerne county have compelled me, together with General Snowden, Adjutant General Stewart, and the Attorney General, to be in almost constant communication with our troops at Hazleton; and while sitting about the telephone and telegraph for two nights, the intervals have been occupied in reading 'Nicholas Comenius.' During that time I read every chapter aloud to my comrades, and we unanimously agreed that I should write you this letter of thanks for such an interesting and delightful contribution to our Pennsylvania literature. I have always thought the 'Vicar of Wakefield' the most charming book in our language. I now think your book comes very close to it." From the State Superintendent of Pennsylvania, N. C. Schaeffer. "Many books are made of nothing and for nothing and get nowhere. The book here presented is not of that class. In my judgment it is a valuable contribution to our educational literature.... The author of Nicholas Comenius deserves the special gratitude of those who feel an interest in rescuing from oblivion the factors that gave us our beneficent system of Common Schools." From the Deputy State Superintendent of Pennsylvania, Henry Houck. "Nicholas Comenius is one of the most intere...

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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. 1898. Excerpt: ..., Nicholas Comenius. As Roderick Hume is a picture of the New York school principal of 1870,so Nicholas Comenius is a picture o...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:106 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.22 inPublished:February 2, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217242464

ISBN - 13:9780217242462

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