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The art of instruction : vintage educational charts from the 19th and 20th centuries

Author: Katrien Van der Schueren
Publisher: San Francisco, CA : Chronicle Books, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Large-scale wall charts were fundamental tools of classroom instruction throughout Europe in the mid-nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Collected here for the first time in one deluxe volume are over 100 of these vintage educational posters now important relics in the history of science, art, and design. From the anatomy of a tulip or an apple tree to that of a hedgehog or starfish, the botanical and zoological  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Charts, diagrams, etc
History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Katrien Van der Schueren
ISBN: 9781452101118 1452101116
OCLC Number: 701672522
Description: 156 p. : col. ill. ; 34 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
Botany --
Zoology --
Appendix --
Credits --
Bibliography --
References --
Author biography --
Acknowledgments.
Responsibility: introduction by Katrien Van der Schueren.
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A collection of 150 vintage educational charts that celebrates the art of education. Complete with a brief introduction surveying the history of educational charts and their production, it offers  Read more...

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"Page after page of gorgeous educational charts." -- Better Homes & Gardens

 
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