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Spare the Rod: The Journal of a Victorian Schoolmaster in Dorset, 1863-64

By: Wheeler, Barry

Price: $10.00

Publisher: The Winterborne Press: 1988

Seller ID: 2206913

ISBN: 0950828947

Condition: Near Fine


Very minor general wear. 1988 Stapled Binding. 36 pp. ...this Journal literally does give an impression of sparing the rod without spoiling the child, and the general picture is of earnest, kind endeavour to lift the children of the poor out of what the teachers no doubt thought of as a morass of benighted ignorance and prejudice. Barry Wheeler has compiled his journal of a Victorian schoolmaster from carefully researched facts drawn from school log-books and journals of the mid-nineteenth century in Dorset. KEYWORDS: SPARE THE ROD JOURNAL VICTORIAN SCHOOLMASTER DORSET 1863 1864 EDUCATION HIST... View more info