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Small wonder : the little red schoolhouse in history and memory

Author: Jonathan Zimmerman
Publisher: New Haven : Yale University Press, ©2009.
Series: Icons of America.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The little red schoolhouse has all but disappeared in the United States, but its importance in national memory remains unshakable. This book examines the history of the one-room school and how  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jonathan Zimmerman
ISBN: 9780300123265 0300123264
OCLC Number: 225875833
Notes: Series from jacket.
Description: xi, 233 p., [10] p. of plates : ill. ; 22 cm.
Contents: pt. 1. History --
The one-room schoolhouse as history --
pt. 2. Memory --
Sentiment and its critics --
From poverty to democracy --
Open classroom or back to basics? --
Dear old Golden Rule days?
Series Title: Icons of America.
Responsibility: Jonathan Zimmerman.
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"Perceptive and original."-Alison Lurie, New York Review of Books -- Alison Lurie New York Review of Books "A remarkable history of one room schools and about their place in our collective Read more...

 
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