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American educationists, economists, and scholars are dealt with adequately; and a particularly interesting section is that on the English language in America where the writer gives abundant proof and illustration of his contention that the roots of American speech lie deep in history, and that, lack of uniformity in English being common to both America and Britain, not one but several standards of correctness should be recognized. Lack of space forbids more than passing reference to the chapters on American writings in German, French, and Yiddish ; and also to the aboriginal, or Amerind, writings, a subject closely allied to western ethnology. Almost one half of the fourth volume is devoted to exhaustive bibliographies which enhance the value of this important contribution to literary history.

Principles of Secondary Education.

By Prof. A. INGLIS. (IOS. 6d. net. Harrap.)

The Americans have the advantage of us when it comes to publishing a treatise on secondary education-they have such a wide circle to appeal to. Most Englishmen do not realize the extent of the American secondary school system and its astonishingly rapid development. If one turns to Table XLVIII of Prof. Inglis's book, one finds that the number of pupils in public secondary schools in the United States in 1890-1 was 211,596, while in 1914-15 it was 1,328,984-in other words there has been an increase of over 500 per cent in a quarter of a century. We learn further that the change has not been confined to numbers. The new secondary school population differs in kind as well as in quantity. It used to be made up mostly of pupils preparing to go on to still higher education in college and university. Now it is made up of young people who go to the high school to get a preparation for all forms of economic and social life. The problems, therefore, facing American schoolmen are extremely complicated, so there is room even for the somewhat formidable volume now before us, with its 722 pages.

Prof. Inglis deals with his subject under the three heads (i.) The Pupils; (ii.) The Institution and its Purpose; (iii.) The Means and Material of Secondary Education. The first part, though very competently done, will not make the same appeal as the rest: it covers familiar ground. For English readers even the second part will not prove greatly attractive, though it includes a sympathetic treatment of our English lack of system in our secondary scheme. But the third part will make a very effective appeal to teachers all the world over, including our somewhat unenthusiastic selves. For such vital matters as the curriculum, and the relative functions of the various school subjects are treated in a fresh way, and with such wealth of detailed illustration that even the most experienced among us will find much to his advantage. The vocational arts are treated at some length, and English educationists will get a good deal of help in their own problems by studying what has happened in the United States; for it is clear that in many respects we are repeating on this side of the Atlantic what has happened on the other. Prof. Inglis is remarkably open-minded: the case he presents is an excellent one: above all, he puts his data before his readers in such a way that they can in every case come to their own conclusions.


Lucreti, De Rervm Natura. Libri Sex. Recognovit Brevique

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The writer, or perhaps we should say the compiler, of this treatise first undertook, at the instance of the Bureau of Educational Experiments, New York, to produce a bibliography for the use of teachers conducting experimental work with reference to the curriculum of the elementary school. Fortunately, as we think, this original intention was altered, so that we have, not a mere list of books, but " a careful study of authoritative sources," suggesting a working hypothesis for experimental procedure.” What we like about the book is that it does stand for a philosophy of education in the best sense of that abused expression-philosophy, not as a remote standard of reference, or as an intellectual indulgence for a few, but as a method of approach, without which experimentation is apt to be aimless and empirical. Much of the experimental work now being done suffers, we fear, from the fundamental defect that it rests upon no considered theory of what education really means. This book points out the better way; and to those who know, it will be good news that the author's main debt is to John Dewey, who has probably done more than any other living person to show what education ought to mean in a democratic community. The painstaking bibliography of sources for subject-matter in elementary teaching, constituting Part III of the book, is directly intended for American teachers, but will be useful also to English teachers. We hope that an index will be provided when the second edition of the book is called for, as we feel sure it will be.


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"Eothen" rejoices in a diverting introduction, a worthy prelude to a charming book of travel. The notes, with one or two exceptions, are the author's original ones, and the extract from Warburton's The Crescent and the Cross," The Home of Lady Hester Stanhope," omitted from many editions, is here given as an appendix.

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