History of American Schoolbooks

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Index
Abbott, Jacob, 78, 241
Abbott Readers, 78
A-B-C books, 43-8
A-B-C and Spelling Book, (anon.), 47
A-B-C With the Church of England Catechism, (anon.), 44
Abelson, Paul, 52
Abercrombie, John, 241-2
Academic Procession, ( Ernest), 137n
Accidence of the English Tongue, ( Jones), 93
Adams, Hannah, 208
Addison, Joseph, 16, 61, 161
Aesculapius Comes to the Colonies, ( Gordon), 22n
Aesop's Fables, 57
Aesopus Moralistatus, 57
Agassiz, Louis, 228, 259
Agriculture, Its Fundamental Principles, ( Soule and Turpin), 225
Aitken, Robert, 110, 159
Albany Academy, 100, 184
Albany Authors, ( Reynolds), 100n
Albany Primer, (anon.), 38
Alexander, Caleb, 154
Alexandria, Virginia, 209, 241
Algebra text, first in English language in America, 127
Allen, (A & A) System of Penmanship, 191
Allen, Ethan, 19
Alternate Readers, (anon.), 81
Althaus, Edward, 157
American Accomotant, ( Lee), 135
American Antiquarian Society, 22n
American Atlas, ( Carey), 255
American Book Company, 84, 85, 189, 259, 275
American Chemical Society, 216
American Dictionary, ( Webster), 98, 199
American Drawing Books ( Drepperd), 267n
American English Grammar, ( Fries), 109
American First Class Book, ( Pier. pont), 70
American Instructor, ( Fisher), 172, 178
American Instructor, or Young Man's Best Companion, The ( Fisher), 177
American Journal of Science, 226
American Lessons in Reading and Speaking, ( Leavitt), 173
American Manual, or New England Reader, The, ( Severance), 173
American Preceptor, ( Bingham), 61-2
American Primer, (anon.), 36
American Selection of Lessons in Reading and Speaking, ( Webster), 58
American Spelling Book, ( Webster), 75, 151
American State Government, ( Graves), 211
American System of Penmanship, ( Becker), 185
American University; see National University
American Writing Masters, ( Nash), 180n
Amherst, Massachusetts, 36
Analysis, ( Porter), 112-13
Analytic, Anatomy and Hygiene, ( Cutter), 237

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History of American Schoolbooks
Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Title Page 3
  • Preface 7
  • Contents 11
  • I - The Early American Schools 15
  • II - The New England Primer 21
  • III - Nineteenth-Century Primers 35
  • IV - Special Primers 43
  • V - Beginning of Readers 57
  • VI - Following the Initial Readers 67
  • VII - The Mcguffey and Contemporary Readers 79
  • VIII - Grammars 93
  • IX - Rhetorics and Foreign Language Books 110
  • X - Arithmetics 122
  • XI - Spelling Books 148
  • XII - Literature Texts 160
  • Xlll - Elocution Manuals 168
  • XIV - Handwriting and Copybooks 177
  • XV - School Histories 196
  • XVI - General Science Texts 212
  • XVII - Physiologies And Mental Science Texts 233
  • XVIII - Geographies 245
  • XIX - Progress of Schoolbook Publishing 271
  • Bibliography 279
  • Index 301
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