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Página 309 - Y OF THE PEOPLE *-* OF THE UNITED STATES, from the Revolution to the Civil War. By JOHN BACH MCMASTER. To be completed in six volumes. Vols. I, II, III, and IV now ready.
Página 198 - From what has been shown as to the relations of the fundamental operations, it might even be inferred that if there is any difference in difficulty between the making-up method and the taking-away method, the difference is in favour of the making-up method, as involving less demand upon conscious attention. However this may be, it is certainly known from actual knowledge of school practice that pupils who have been instructed under psychological methods have had but little difficulty in comprehending...
Página 304 - By EDWARD MAUNDE THOMPSON, DCL, Principal Librarian of the British Museum. With numerous Illustrations. I2mo. Cloth, $2.00. *' Mr. Thompson, as principal librarian of the British Museum, has of course had very exceptional advantages for preparing his book. . . . Probably all teachers of the classics, as well as specialists in palaeography, will find something of value in this systematic treatise upon a rather unusual and difficult study.
Página 303 - In the present volume the author aims to show the evolutionary character of the public -school history of the State, and to point out the lines along which the development has run and the relation throughout to the social environment, and incidentally to illustrate the slow and irregular way by which the people under popular governments work out their own social...
Página 303 - There Is no subject tl taught in the elementary schools that taxes the teacher's resources as to methods «. and devices to a greater extent than arithmetic. There is no subject taught that Is more dangerous to the pupil In the way of deadening his mind and arresting Its development, If bad methods are used.
Página 309 - ... of which the old-time superficial essayists, compiling library notes on dates and striking events, had no conception . but to the general reader the fluent narrative gives no hint of the conscientious labors, far-reaching, world-wide, vast and yet microscopically minute, that give the strength and value which are felt rather than seen. This is due to the art of presentation. The author's position as a scientific workman we may accept on the abundant testimony of the experts who know the solid...
Página 305 - SHARE IN PRIMITIVE CULTURE. By OTIS TUFTON MASON, AM, Curator of the Department of Ethnology in the United States National Museum. With numerous Illustrations. I2mo. Cloth, $1.75. ** A most interesting re'snme' of the revelations which science has made concerning the habits of human beings in primitive times, and especially as to the place, the duties, and the customs of women.
Página 306 - The Life and Correspondence of WILLIAM BUCKLAND, DD, FRS, sometime Dean of Westminster, twice President of the Theological Society, and first President of the British Association. By his Daughter, Mrs. GORDON. With Portraits and Illustrations. 8vo. Buckram, $3.50. " Next to Charles Darwin, Dean Buckland is certainly the most interesting personality in the field of natural science that the present century has produced.