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Athena Sources in Children's Literature and Education

Cassell's Children's Book of Knowledge

Edited by Harold F. B. Wheeler

カッセル少年少女百科事典

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ISBN 978-4-86340-244-7  ・  菊判  ・  4374 pp., incl. 53 col. pl., ill.

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20世紀はじめの子どもたちの知識欲を満たした百科事典を復刻。
写真、図版が満載の、社会史研究、文化史研究、教育史研究の貴重資料!
入念な計画と豊富な製作資金によって当時の最先端の知識を盛り込んだ、まさに百科事典の構成と内容を備えており、戦間期における英語圏の少年少女の世界――視点、世界観、思考態度、どのような教育を受け、何を読んでいたのか――に関心を持つすべての人にとって役立つものです。

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主な項目

Nature: Air: The Invisible Ocean in Which We Live • Astronomy: The Wondrous Science of the Stars • Bee: In the Workshop of the Bees • Beetles: The Armoured Bandits of the Insect World • Butterflies and Moths: The Elves and Sprites of Insect Life • Duck: That Great Traveller • Mother Earth • Evolution: Life’s Endless Unfolding • Fossils: The Buried History of the Earth • Geography: Our Wide, Wide World • Geology: The Wondrous Story We Read in the Rocks • Germs: Man’s Deadliest Foe, the Microbe • Gravitation: The Force That Hold the Universe Together • Light: Nature’s Fastest Traveller • Mammals: The Animal Kingdom That Includes Man • Monkey: Our Acrobatic Cousins • Moon: The Earth’s Child, Ruler of the Tides • Spiders: The Robber Barons of Spider Land

Places: Asia: The Great Mother of Civilization • Balkan Peninsula: The Powder-Magazine of Europe • British Empire: The Empire That Girdles the World • Canada: Britain’s Eldest Daughter • China: The Home of Upside Down • England: Mother Land of the World’s Greatest Empire • Europe: Mother Land of the Modern World • India: The Teeming Millions of Britain’s Indian Empire • Japan, the Land of the Rising Sun: The Story of an Artistic People • Giant London: The Heart of the British Empire • United States: The Rise and Progress of a Vast Republic  

People: James Barrie: The Story of the Boy Who Would Never Grow Up • Charles Granville Bruce: The Greatest Climb in History • Geoffrey Chaucer: The Morning Star of English Poetry • Robert Clive: The Creator of the Indian Empire • Charles Dickens and His Story People • George Eliot: A Woman Painter of Word Pictures • Queen Elizabeth: The Glorious Reign of Good Queen Bess • Ralph Waldo Emerson: The Apostle of Self-Reliance • Abraham Lincoln: From Log Cabin to White House • David Lloyd George: The Prime Minister of the “World War” • Henry Wadsworth Longfellow: The Poet of Joys and Sorrows • Samuel Morse: The Inventor of Flying Words • William Shakespeare: The “Myriad-Minded,” Chief Glory of the English Stage

Science and Technology: Aeroplane • Balloon: How Man Learned to Travel on the Highways of the Sky • Brain: The Marvellous Machinery • Bridge: The Bridge Builder and His Work • Submarine Cables • Canals: Linking the Cities with the Seas • Electricity: The “Fire of Heaven,” Man’s Friend and Foe • Explosives: Modern Titans That Move Mountains • Gas: The Invisible Fuel • Gramophone: The Wonder Machine That Talks • Kinematograph: Wonders of Moving Picture Land • Locomotive: The Wonders of the Railway Engine • Microscope: The Explorer of the Unseen World • Motor-Car: How It Works • Monotype and Its Typecaster • Panama Canal: Tragedy and Triumph • Photography: The Mechanical Eye That Sees for All • Telegraph: The Flashing Wires That Girdle the Earth • Telephone: Teaching Electricity to Talk • Building a Great Telescope • Wireless: Flashing Words on Lightning Wings

Economy and Industry: Agriculture: How the Farmer Feeds the World • Blast-Furnace: The Birth of the Giant of Modern Industry • Cloth and Clothing Industry: Suits by the Million • Coal: The Black Diamonds That Do the World’s Work • Coinage • Commerce: Ties of Trade That Unite the World • Cotton: Her Wonderful Gifts to the World • Economics: The Misnamed “Dismal Science” • Furniture Making • Gold: The Metal That Measures the World’s Wealth • The Miracles of Iron and Steel • Knitting Machines • Leather: How Hides and Skins Become Leather • Lumber: From Logging-Camp to Sawmill • Newspapers: The World’s History, Day by Day, Delivered to Your Door • Oil and Its Many Uses • Sugar: The History of a Lump of Sugar • Wool: How the Sheep’s Coat Gets on Your Back • Tea: When the World Sits Down to Tea

Military: Army: When Nations Settle Quarrels by War • Battle-Ship: The Hard Hitters of the Navy • Guns and Rifles • Military: Soldiers of Many Lands • Naval Training: How to Become a British Sailor • Navy: Grim Guardians of the Seas • World War: The Greatest War in History

Art and Literature: “Arabian Nights”: One of the World’s Great Books • Architecture: The Story of the Ages in Chapters of Stone • Robinson Crusoe in Fact and Fiction • Engraving: The First Step in Making a Half-Tone Printing Block • English Language and Literature • Fine Arts: The Artist’s Eternal Quest of Beauty • Glass: The Magic Art • Musical Instruments

Religion, Mythology and Legend: King Arthur: The Glorious Founder of the “Table Round” • The Story of Christianity • Esther: The Jewish Maiden Who Became Queen of Persia • Fairies • Galahad • Madonna • Magic: Charms, Spells, and Incantations • Monks: Life in Cell and Cloister • Thor

School Learning: Addition Without Tears • The Wonderland of Arithmetic • Fractions • Geometry: Measuring Angles, Surfaces and Solids • Grammar: Forming Our Everyday Speech • Mathematics: The Science of Number and Quantity • Multiplication: A Simplified Method • Nature Study: Learning to Read in Nature’s Book

Sports and Games: Athletics: Building Brain and Body • Baseball • Basketball • Boats and Boating: The Many Steps from Raft to Motor-Boat • Boxing • Camping • Chess • Fencing • Football • Golf • Kites • Knots• Lawn Tennis • Swimming

Miscellaneous: Books and Book-Making • Boots and Shoes • Bread and Biscuits • At Home with the World’s Children • Christmas Carols Round the Globe • Clocks and Watches • Costume: The Pageant of Dress • Etiquette: Some Do’s and Don’ts • First Aid: What to Do till the Doctor Comes • Food: What to Eat to Build Healthy Bodies • Government: The Business of Running a Country • Hats and Caps • Hygiene: Your Health and How to Keep It • Lighthouses and Lightships • Montessori Method • National Songs • Strange and Beautiful Stamps of Many Lands