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Education [Christmas Summary Classics] By Herbert Spencer
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Christmas Summary Classics This series contains summary of Classic books such as Emma, Arne, Arabian Nights, Pride and prejudice, Tower of London, Wealth of Nations etc. Each book is specially... More > crafted after reading complete book in less than 30 pages. One who wants to get joy of book reading especially in very less time can go for it. About the Book Herbert Spencer was born at Derby, in England, in 1820. He was taught by his father who was a teacher, and by his uncle, a clergyman. At the age of seventeen he became a civil engineer, but about eight years later abandoned the profession because he believed it to be overcrowded. In 1848 he was engaged on the "Economist," and five years later he began to write for the quarterly reviews. Spencer's little book on Education dates from 1861, and has probably been more widely read than all his other works put together, having been translated into almost all civilised, and several primitive languages.< Less
Gustave Flaubert Classics: Sentimental Education By Gustave Flaubert
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The novel describes the life of a young man (Frederic Moreau) living through the revolution of 1848 and the founding of the Second French Empire, and his love for an older woman (based on the wife of... More > the music publisher Maurice Schlesinger, who is portrayed in the book as Jacques Arnoux). Flaubert based many of the protagonist's experiences (including the romantic passion) on his own life. He wrote of the work in 1864: "I want to write the moral history of the men of my generation-- or, more accurately, the history of their feelings. It's a book about love, about passion; but passion such as can exist nowadays--that is to say, inactive." The novel's tone is by turns ironic and pessimistic; it occasionally lampoons French society. The main character, Frédéric, often gives himself to romantic flights of fancy.< Less
The Art of the Story-Teller : A Classic Educational Guide By Marie L. Shedlock
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Includes: THE ART OF STORY-TELLING ( A How-to Guide) - THE STORIES : STURLA, THE HISTORIAN - A SAGA - THE LEGEND OF ST. CHRISTOPHER - ARTHUR IN THE CAVE - HAFIZ, THE STONE-CUTTER - SNEGOURKA - THE... More > WATER NIXIE - THE BLUE ROSE - THE WISE OLD SHEPHERD - THE TRUE SPIRIT OF A FESTIVAL DAY - THREE STORIES FROM HANS CHRISTIAN ANDERSEN– THE SWINEHERD - THE NIGHTINGALE - THE PRINCESS AND THE PEA – And more!< Less
Classical Connections By Dawn M. Daria
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Curriculum unit utilizing museum collections to teach about the ancient world. Pre-visit, museum, and post-visit activities provided. This unit is the result of a 2005 Fulbright-Hays Summer Seminar... More > to Greece and Cyprus.< Less
Classical Connections By Dawn M. Daria
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Curriculum unit utilizing museum collections to teach about the ancient world. Pre-visit, museum, and post-visit activities provided. This unit is the result of a 2005 Fulbright-Hays Summer Seminar... More > to Greece and Cyprus.< Less
Sentimental Education By Gustave Flaubert
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Volumes I and II. *** "Sentimental Education" is considered one of the most influential novels of the 19th century, being praised by contemporaries George Sand, Emile Zola, and Henry... More > James. The novel describes the life of a young man (Frederic Moreau) living through the revolution of 1848 and the founding of the Second French Empire, and his love for an older woman. The characters of "Sentimental Education" are marked by capriciousness and self-interest. Frederic, the main character, is originally infatuated with Madame Arnoux, but throughout the novel falls in and out of love with her. Furthermore, he is unable to decide on a profession and instead lives on his uncle's inheritance.< Less
The Benefit of a Classical Education:Evidence from Bilingual Aphasia Studies By Alexandra Schultz
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Sex in Education By John Fitzgerald
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The author was honored by an invitation to address the New-England Women's Club in Boston. He accepted the invitation, and selected for his subject the relation of sex to the education of women. The... More > essay excited an unexpected amount of discussion. Brief reports of it found their way into the public journals.< Less
Sex in Education By John Fitzgerald
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The author was honored by an invitation to address the New-England Women's Club in Boston. He accepted the invitation, and selected for his subject the relation of sex to the education of women. The... More > essay excited an unexpected amount of discussion. Brief reports of it found their way into the public journals.< Less
Sentimental Education By Gustave Flaubert
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Sentimental Education (French: L'Éducation sentimentale, 1869) is a novel by Gustave Flaubert, and is considered one of the most influential novels of the 19th century, being praised by... More > contemporaries George Sand, Emile Zola, and Henry James. The novel describes the life of a young man (Frederic Moreau) living through the revolution of 1848 and the founding of the Second French Empire, and his love for an older woman (based on the wife of the music publisher Maurice Schlesinger, who is portrayed in the book as Jacques Arnoux). Flaubert based many of the protagonist's experiences (including the romantic passion) on his own life.< Less