ERIC Number: ED264601
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1985
Reference Count: N/A
Early American Textbooks, 1775-1900. A Catalog of the Titles Held by the Educational Research Library.
Svobodny, Dolly, Ed.
Intended as an educational resource for use in the study of the early development of education in the United States, this catalog, prepared by the Educational Research Library of the U.S. Department of Education's Office of Educational Research and Improvement, contains bibliographic descriptions for more than 6,000 textbooks published from 1775 to 1900. Following an introductory essay that discusses the role of textbooks in educational change, the titles are arranged in categories corresponding to the following academic disciplines: (1) art education; (2) business education; (3) civics; (4) English, including children's literature, composition, elocution, grammar, literature, primers, readers, and spellers; (5) foreign languages, including French, German, Greek, Latin, and Spanish; (6) geography; (7) history, including ancient, European, United States (national and local), and world history; (8) mathematics, including algebra, arithmetic, and geometry; (9) music education; (10) penmanship; (11) philosophy; (12) religious education; (13) science, including anatomy, astronomy, botany, chemistry, geology, nature science, physics, and zoology; and (14) women's education. Within each category, the titles are arranged alphabetically by author and title. (FL)
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Directories/Catalogs
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Educational Research and Improvement (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Alvina Treut Burrows Inst., Manhasset, NY.