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Title:The Tasmanian Area School
Price:AUD$19.80 (about USD$13.30)
Item ID:SB00-0100410
Publisher:H. H. Pimblett, Government Printer, Tasmania, Hobart, 1942
Dust Jacket:No
H. H. Pimblett, Government Printer, Tasmania, 1942, Hardcover, Book Condition: Good, Dust Jacket Condition: No, First

66pp., list of illustrations, plans, 3 appendices and preface by G. V. Brooks, director of education, Tasmania. Black and white photographic frontispiece, and 7 pages of plates (14 photographs), 3 sketch maps illustrates the text. Pale blue boards with darker blue stripes, dark blue writing and the front panel and spine. Corners are bumped and there is shelf wear evident on bottom edges of book. The head and heel of the spine are soft and bumped and there is some bumping along the top edge of the book. The panels are rubbed and faded, and there is discolouration on spine. There appears to have been some insect activity on both front and back panels. Previous owners name on the ffep. In 1935, in response to schooling needs, theTasmanian government set up "Area Schools". The philosophy of schools were; " a] such might better fit the district needs:, b] the curriculum in the schools be vitalised: c] any tendency to regimentation of educational ideas might be obviated.". Size: 12mo (standard paperback). Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 500 grams. Category: Education; Local History -- Tasmania; Inventory No: 0100410.
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