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Author Name:    MacKENZIE, J.G. SEXTON, F.H., foreword

Title:   Essentials of Ventilation in Coal Mines

Publisher:    1934, 

Seller ID:   5090

[MacKENZIE, J.G.] Essentials of Ventilation in Coal Mines. Halifax : "Issued by Nova Scotia Technical College, University Extension", n.d. [1934]. Leaves (1), i-iii, 1-228. Illustrated. Large 8vo, black card covered folder. The title & imprint are from the cover which also has the headings : "Province of Nova Scotia, Department of Education, Coal Mining School". "This brief text book has been prepared to meet the special needs of students in the evening coal mining schools of Nova Scotia. [...] Some of the men who go to the evening schools did not have much opportunity to secure a sound elementary education in their childhood while many others have forgotten a good deal of the information gained in school days through the intervening years when its application was not required by the demands of life. In the schools of a generation ago training in science was confined to the upper grades of the high school and consequently was not achieved by most of the miners who are now seeking training in the evening classes. Habits of study have been broken and often lost by men who have left school at the age of fourteen and do not feel the need of more education until after they have worked in the mine for ten or fifteen years. [...]. - Foreword by F.H.Sexton, p.[1]. Light cover wear ow vg. 65.00


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