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THE MADRAS SCHOOL, or elements of tuition: comprising the analysis of an experiment in education made at the male asylum, Madras; with its facts, proofs, and illustrations

By: Bell, Andrew

Price: $750.00

Publisher: London, J. Murray, Cadell and Davies, Rivingtons, Hatchard, and Archibald Constable: 1808

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 017931

Condition: About Good


Bell, a Scottish educator and ordained Church of England priest, describes and promotes his system of education in which smarter children are taught in the usual fashion, then given the responsibility of teaching throse who are a wee bit slower on the uptake (sort of like an educational pyramid scheme, or Amway for teachers). Library rebind in tan cloth w/leatherette spine/corners, untrimmed edges, replaced pastedowns/end papers, pp. i-xvi (including errata), 1-348. Li... View more info