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ERIC Number: EJ588662
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1997
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Vanquishing the Hydra-Headed Monster: The Struggle To Establish the Classical Curriculum in New South Wales Schools, 1788-1850.
Mooney, Christopher
History of Education: The Journal of the History of Education Society, v26 n4 p335-52 Dec 1997
Gives a detailed examination of classical education in New South Wales prior to 1850. Describes how the emphasis on teaching the classical tradition, prevalent in British educational institutions, ensured its presence in the new colonial schools, but not with the same priority due to the need for more utilitarian subjects. (DSK)
Publication Type: Historical Materials; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Australia