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Women pioneers of public education : how culture came to the wild West / Jurgen Herbst.

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Author/Creator:
Herbst, Jurgen.
Language:
English.
Publication date:
2008
Imprint:
1st ed. - New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2008.
Format:
  • Book
  • viii, 217 p. : ill., map ; 22 cm.
Bibliography:
Includes bibliographical references (p. [197]-203) and index.
Contents:
  • Beginnings A House of Many Uses Town and School in a Wilderness A Settlement Takes Hold At High Tide School and Town in the Eighties A School in Crisis The Turbulent Nineties Silverton's Life at Century's End Silverton Enters the 20th Century Public Schooling's Triumph: High School Graduation Looking Backward and Looking Forward.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)
Publisher's Summary:
The book narrates the story of how the school, founded by women pioneers of public education in a Rocky Mountain mining settlement, became the center and sustaining force of the town's community life from its beginning in the 1870s to the present day.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)
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ISBN:
9780230608351
0230608353

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