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Webster, Noah 1758-1843

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Works: 1,638 works in 8,570 publications in 2 languages and 91,233 library holdings
Genres: Dictionaries  History  Biography  Portraits  Sources  Biographies  Sayings  Records and correspondence  Juvenile works  Poetry 
Roles: Author, Editor, Printer, Originator, Other, Composer, Translator, Compiler, Contributor, Honoree, Bibliographic antecedent
Classifications: Z1215, 423
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The American spelling book : containing the rudiments of the English language for the use of schools in the United States by Noah Webster( Book )

458 editions published between 1795 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 5,621 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The great American educator Noah Webster first published A Grammatical Institute of the English Language, otherwise known as the Blue Back Speller, in 1783. His goal was to provide a uniquely American, Christ-centered approach to training children. Little did he know that this remarkable gem would become the staple for parents and educators for more than a century and would help to build the most literate nation in the history of the West. Many of the Founding Fathers used this book to home school their children, including Benjamin Franklin who taught his granddaughter to read, spell, and pronounce words using "Old Blue Back."
A grammatical institute of the English language by Noah Webster( )

129 editions published between 1787 and 2010 in English and held by 2,203 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The elementary spelling book : being an improvement on the American spelling book by Noah Webster( Book )

287 editions published between 1809 and 2012 in English and Japanese and held by 2,041 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The American spelling book : containing an easy standard of pronunciation : being the first part of A grammatical institute of the English language, in three parts by Noah Webster( )

181 editions published between 1787 and 1966 in English and held by 1,877 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The prompter ; or A commentary on common sayings and subjects, which are full of common sense, the best sense in the world : [One line of quotation] by Noah Webster( )

144 editions published between 1791 and 1810 in English and held by 1,789 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Webster's new twentieth century dictionary of the English language, unabridged : based upon the broad foundations laid down by Noah Webster by Noah Webster( Book )

161 editions published between 1941 and 1983 in English and held by 1,475 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains etymotogies, full pronunciations, synonyms, geographical and biographical data, scripture proper names, foreign words and phrases, and practical business mathematics
Elements of useful knowledge. containing a historical and geographical account of the United States by Noah Webster( Book )

61 editions published between 1802 and 1977 in English and held by 1,018 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Essays on education in the early Republic by Frederick Rudolph( Book )

2 editions published in 1965 in English and held by 963 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Because they recognized themselves as being engaged in the making of a nation, the essayists thought readily about education as a national problem and as a national opportunity. These essaysist revealed a bias toward "the good of society" rather than "the good of the individual." Society essentially could not afford to leave the question of education up to parents. These essays are in one sense a commentary on the structure and pattern, or lack thereof, of organized education inherited from the colonial period. As the United States increasingly moves toward some sense of maturity and of the responsibility that goes with it, the visions and the expectations of these eighteenth-century republicans can be instructive. If, as sometimes now seems possible, we are beginning to think and act nationally in matters of education, these writers deserve our attention as the first Americans in any systematic way to turn their talents toward defining the American dream in education. - Introduction
An American dictionary of the English language by Noah Webster( Book )

28 editions published between 1828 and 1980 in English and held by 885 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A letter to General Hamilton occasioned by his letter to President Adams by Noah Webster( )

43 editions published between 1800 and 1809 in English and held by 756 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

American spelling book by Noah Webster( Book )

56 editions published between 1789 and 1962 in English and held by 742 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Miscellaneous papers, on political and commercial subjects by Noah Webster( Book )

30 editions published between 1802 and 2013 in English and held by 620 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The prompter, or, A commentary on common sayings and subjects : which are full of common sense, the best sense in the world by Noah Webster( Book )

46 editions published between 1791 and 1978 in English and held by 597 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The American spelling book containing an easy standard of pronunciation by Noah Webster( )

47 editions published between 1788 and 1801 in English and held by 596 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The American spelling book : containing the rudiments of the English language for the use of schools in the United States
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Languages
English (2,555)

Japanese (38)

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The elementary spelling book : being an improvement on the American spelling bookThe forgotten founding father : Noah Webster's obsession and the creation of an American cultureNoah WebsterNoah Webster : the life and times of an American patriotNoah Webster and the American dictionary