Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge 1826-1846
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Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge 1826-1846 a social and bibliographical evaluation by Smith, Harold

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Published by Dalhousie University, University Libraries, School of Library Service in Halifax, N.S .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge, London -- Bibliography.,
  • Self-culture -- Bibliography.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementHarold Smith.
SeriesOccasional paper - Dalhousie University Libraries and Dalhousie University School of Library Service ; no. 8, Occasional paper (Dalhousie University. Library) ;, 8.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsZ1035.9 .S63 1974, LC32 .S63 1974
The Physical Object
Paginationii, 100 p. ;
Number of Pages100
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4936576M
LC Control Number76363679

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The Library of Useful Knowledge had a flying start with its introductory treatise, A Discourse of the Objects, Advantages, and Pleasures of Science, published in and reaching a sale of 42, by (Monica Grobel, ‘The Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge –’, unpub. MA thesis, University of London, ). Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge. Thomas Palmelund Johansen. Operating from London between and , the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge (SDUK) was one of the most ambitious educational projects of the nineteenth century. By spreading cheap secular books and periodicals on "scientific" and "useful" knowledge, the.   16 For the Society, see Smith, Harold, The Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge – (Halifax, Nova Scotia: Dalhousie University, ). 17 ‘Literary Notices’, Repository (Nov ), –Cited by: 5. supervision of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge (SDUK) during the os and s.1 The Society was established in London in late to educate poor adults and the working classes in a variety of intellectual and practical subjects. It published an encyclopaedia, a magazine and a series of monographs, including a book on The.

Society for the diffusion of useful knowledge; The Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge, a social and bibliographical evaluation / The Society for Diffusing Scriptural Knowledge by the Distribution of Tracts [microform] The Society for Diffusing Scriptural Knowledge by the Distribution of Tracts [electronic resource]. Follow Harold Smith and explore their bibliography from 's Harold Smith Author Page. The Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge, , and its relation to adult education in the first half of the nineteenth century. Unpublished master's thesis. University of London. Guggisberg, K. (). Philipp Emanuel von Fellenberg und sein Erziehungsstaat (2 vols.). Bern, Switzerland: Verlag Herbert Lang. Hayward, J. (). 8 Quoted in J. Percival, "Handlist for the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge, " (London: University College London Library, ). For the S.D.U.K., see Monica C. Grobel, "The Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge, , and Its Relation to Adult Education in the First Half of the XlXth Century" (unpublished.

The Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge, led by Henry Brougham, attempted to organize a system for widespread literacy for all classes. Additionally, weekly periodicals, like the Penny Magazine, were aimed to educate the general public on scientific achievements in a comprehensive manner. Advanced. Customer Services. Log In | RegisterAuthor: Ahren Lester. Smith's major publications were The British Labour Movement to a bibliography ( Asa Briggs wrote the foreword), The Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge, a social Author: Bob Knowles. religious tract society sduk society for the diffusion of useful knowledge () serials and the nineteenth-century publishing industry strange, william () thackeray, william makepeace () tit-bits ()/u> weeklies woman () woman's life (). women's periodicals: themes: autodidacticism education.