Six Essays on the Best Mode of Establishing and Conducting Industrial Schools, Adapted to the Wants and Circumstances of an Agricultural Population
BUCHANAN, John, CORK, C. Stewart, Rev., EVELYN, Lyndon Howard, VENDRYES, Henry, and Anon
James Bruce, the 8th Earl of Elgin, put up a 100 pound award for these essays while he was the Governor of Jamaica. As such, these essays present ways to improve the education of the "Colonial Native Peasantry of African origin."
Publisher: Cowie, Jolland, & Co.
Date Published: 1845
Place Published: London
Condition: Ex library-good +
Dust Jacket: No
Jacket Condition: n/a
Details: 363 p. 24 cm. Diagrams and drawings, including fold-out of the Homestead opposite p. 24. Leather spine, boards recovered in brown cloth, library label on front, worn corners. Small inkstamp on front pastedown endpaper, free endpaper detached with tears to edges, library pocket on rear pastedown endpaper. A few small tears.