Scarce Copy of the Education of the Indian, A 1900 Report by Government Education Task Force
PamphletHailmann, William. Monographs on Education in the United States: Education of the Indian. New York: J.B. Lyon Company, 1899. Scarce; held by less than 10 American institutions. First Edition. Edited by Nicholas Murray Butler. Number 19 Of Monographs On Education In The United States. Small quarto. Card covers. 36 pages, tables. Department of Education for the United States Commission to the Paris Exposition of 1900. #19 in the Monographs in Education in the United States. As Superintendent of Indian Schools from 1894 through 1897, William Hailmann incorporated into the curriculum his "New Education," a system based on the philosophy of Friedrich Froebel and similar to modern "open education" and to some current model programs in Indian education. Stapled wraps. One inch chip at top left of spine, a few chips to spine and smaller chip at front edge and a few small nicks to wrap. Interior clean and bright, binding tight. This precedes the 1904 printing. Scarce. Very Good condition.
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