Manual Training in Education

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Scribner & Welford, 1890 - Manual training - 310 pages
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Page 309 - In the Contemporary Science Series all the questions of modern life— the various social and politico-economical problems of today, the most recent researches in the knowledge of man, the past and present experiences of the race, and the nature of its environment — will be frankly investigated and clearly presented.
Page 280 - The tool instruction, as at present contemplated, shall include carpentry, wood-turning, patternmaking, iron clipping and filing, forgework, brazing and soldering, the use of machine-shop tools, and such other instruction of a similar character as it may be deemed advisable to add to the foregoing from time to time.
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