William McGuffey: Mentor to American Industry

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Algora Publishing, 2009 - Biography & Autobiography - 242 pages
Thanks to William Holmes McGuffey, frontier America's literacy rate was the world's highest, producing four generations of American leadership in the arts, science, and engineering. In his much-loved series of ?readers, ? McGuffey revolutionized education in America, merging basic principles with classic readings.
 

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Contents

foreWord
1
introduction
7
frontier scotch and scotchirish
17
a rich heritaGe
31
the early education of William holmes mcGuffey
39
transylvania
51
the miami years
61
colleGe of teachers
75
university of virGinia professor
119
the civil War and final years
129
the oneroom school house
139
the mcGuffey reader
149
an american vieW of education
165
pedaGoGy and methodoloGy
175
a common vision
187
mcGuffeyland capitalism
197

cincinnati
89
ohio university
101
WoodWard colleGe
111
mcGuffeyland morals and patriotism
217
biblioGraphy
235
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