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    <mods:title>School atlas to Cummings' ancient &amp; modern geography [cover]</mods:title>
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    <mods:namePart>Cummings, J. A. (Jacob Abbot)</mods:namePart>
    <mods:namePart type='date'>1772-1820</mods:namePart>
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    <mods:publisher>Cummings and Hilliard</mods:publisher>
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    <mods:dateCreated encoding='w3cdtf' keyDate='yes' qualifier='inferred'>1821</mods:dateCreated>
    <mods:edition>8th ed.</mods:edition>
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  <mods:abstract>Back to School: This school atlas from the early decades of the 19th century provided visual aids in the form of maps to supplement geography textbooks. At this time, geography textbooks were constructed as catechisms – long passages of text from which the student was to read from and then answer questions. These paragraphs on countries listed places and natural features such as mountains and rivers. This type of rote memorization was common in teaching methods of the time. The school atlas displayed here contains maps which would help students answer questions, and illustrations which depict historical events to supplement their geographical learning.</mods:abstract>
  <mods:note type='exhibitions'>Exhibited: "Back to School: Geography in the Classroom" organized by the Norman B. Leventhal Map Center at the Boston Public Library, 2014-2015.</mods:note>
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