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A History of Children's Reading and Literature: The Commonwealth and International Library: Library and Technical Information Di

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A History of Children's Reading and Literature: The Commonwealth and International Library: Library and Technical Information Di by Alec Ellis

A History of Children's Reading and Literature presents the pattern of educational activity in relation to the methods undertaken in the schools, and the extent to which books are used in the advancement of literacy. This book describes the factors that are contributory or detrimental to the growth of literacy, including educational provision, the availability of school and public libraries, the use of books in schools, and the parallel evolution of recreational literature of all kinds.
Organized into 22 chapters, this book starts with an overview of the educational activity during the years of economic depression wherein economic factors resulted in a national state of social unrest that both State and Church came to recognize could be controlled only by the extension of education. This text then describes the successive educational legislation and other factors that contributed to the advancement of public libraries in the last three decades of the 19th century.
This book is a valuable resource for teachers, parents, and students.

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Pages: 248
Size: 23.8 MB
Publisher: Pergamon
Date published:   2014
ISBN: 9781483138145 (DRM-PDF)

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