Tales and Travels of a School Inspector (Paperback)Reverend Dr John Wilson (author)
Paperback 224 Pages / Published: 02/05/2007
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John Wilson was an Inspector of Schools during the latter half of the nineteenth century and the beginning of the twentieth. His career in education spanned 50 years, during which time he inspected many schools in the Highlands and Islands, including Jura, Islay, Orkney, Argyll, Heisker and Iona. First published in 1928, the personal account of his experiences is both compassionate and humorous, providing a valuable insight into the social and educational conditions in the Gaelic Highlands and Islands following the 1872 Education Act.
Publisher: Birlinn General
Number of pages: 224
Weight: 230 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 20 mm
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