Japan in Transition: A Comparative Study of the Progress, Policy, and Methods of the Japanese Since Their War with China

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Harper & brothers, 1899 - Japan - 261 pages
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Page 64 - Japan, published in 1872, he directed that "henceforth Education shall be so diffused that there may not be a village with an ignorant family, nor a family with an ignorant member.
Page xi - Ransome, Stafford. Japan in transition: a comparative study of the progress, policy and methods of the Japanese since their war with China, 277 pp., 1899.
Page 72 - Elementary schools are designed to give children the rudiments of moral education specially adapted to make of them good members of the community, together with such general knowledge and skill as are necessary for the practical duties of life, due attention being paid to their bodily development.
Page 75 - As regards the length of the courses of study, it should be mentioned here that the course of medicine extends over four years, while in the College of Law, no definite term of study is fixed, but three examination periods are specially prescribed for each course.
Page 74 - Engineering includes the nine courses of Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Naval Architecture, Technology of Arms, Electrical Engineering, Architecture, Applied Chemistry, Technology of Explosives, and Mining and Metallurgy, with 29 professorial chairs.

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