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Kaisei shōgaku tokuhon binran 改正小学讀本便覧

Created Date 1876
Contributor Mizutani 水渓, Yoshitaka 良孝 (Author) / Monbushō hensan 文部省/編纂 (Publisher)
Extent 66 pages
Language Japanese
Identifier Local: The Melikian Collection L2011.008.148
Reuse Permissions All Rights Reserved
Note Title Translation: Manual for the Elementary School Reader, revised
Note 58 pages with images
Size: 5 x 7 in.
Note The Kaisei shōgaku tokuhon binran appears to be a revised version of the teacher’s guide for a revised version of the student Shōgaku tokuhon (Elementary school reader). The most impressive image in the Kaisei shōgaku tokuhon binran is a full-page, full-color print showing a teacher presenting what could be a copy of the Shōgaku tokuhon to students.

Following the Meiji government’s initial push for modernization and Westernization, the Japanese government began to re-evaluate and rework the Western models to better suit the needs of Japanese children.1 Still, the importance of the preparation of teachers that arose in the first push toward a modern education system remained strong.2 The Kaisei shōgaku tokuhon binran appears to have b... (more)
Collaborating Institutions ASU Art Museum / School of Art / ASU Library
Additional Formats MODS / OAI Dublin Core / RIS

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