ERIC Number: EJ607275
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1998
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'Even Far distant Japan' is 'Showing an Interest': The English Froebel Movement's Turn to Sloyd.
Brehony, Kevin J.
History of Education, v27 n3 p279-95 Sep 1998
Investigates the popularity of Sloyd, a system of wood carving and educational handiwork, caused by the focus on developing students' hand-and-eye training in English elementary education in order to prepare them for work. Traces the history of the Sloyd movement from its role in educational reform to the eventual disappearance of Sloyd. (CMK)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Identifiers - Location: United Kingdom (England)