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Geography in British Schools, 1850-2000: Making a World of Difference Rex Walford

Geography in British Schools, 1850-2000: Making a World of Difference

Rex Walford

Published October 28th 2005
ISBN : 9780713002072
Hardcover
260 pages
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This history charts how geography rose to popularity on a tide of imperial enthusiasms in Victorian time and made its way into many elementary schools in the latter half of the 19th century. Many geography lessons were not dominated by theMoreThis history charts how geography rose to popularity on a tide of imperial enthusiasms in Victorian time and made its way into many elementary schools in the latter half of the 19th century. Many geography lessons were not dominated by the rote-learning of capes and bays and some of the pioneers of the subject led the way in the use of models, visual aids and object lessons in schools.