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Middle-class education

scheme of the West of England examination and prizes, for June, 1857 : with introductory remarks addressed to members of the Universities

by Sir Thomas Dyke Acland

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Published by J. Ridgway in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Schools,
  • Educational Measurement

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    Statementby T.D. Acland ; to which are appended the letters of the Rev. F. Temple, submitted to the Councils of Oxford and Cambridge ; together with letters from the Vice-Chancellors and other members of the Universities, and masters of grammar and commercial schools
    ContributionsRoyal College of Surgeons of England
    The Physical Object
    Pagination65 p. ;
    Number of Pages65
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26266012M

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