Making of America Books
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|University of Michigan|
|This digital library of primary sources in American social history includes dozens of schoolbooks on arithmetic and other mathematical subjects that date to the antebellum period through reconstruction. Search or browse scanned graphics or transcribed text of antique primers, readers, and other publications such as Grammar of Arithmetic; A Theoretical and Practical Arithmetic; Explanations of the Principles of Arithmetic, on a New Plan; The New American Order of Arithmetic; Arithmetic, Practically Applied, for Advanced Pupils, and for Private Reference, Designed as a Sequel to Any of the Ordinary Text-books on the Subject; Arithmetic on the Productive System, Accompanied by a Key and Cubical Blocks; Ray's Higher Arithmetic; Arithmetic, Oral and Written, Practically Applied by Means of Suggestive Questions; and The Logic and Utility of Mathematics, with the Best Methods of Instruction Explained and Illustrated. The MOA's physical holdings include thousands of original bound volumes available within the University of Michigan library system.|
|Levels:||Elementary, Middle School (6-8)|
|Resource Types:||Textbooks, Bibliographies|
|Math Topics:||Basic Algebra, Basic Operations, Fractions/Decimals/Percents, Logarithms, Measurement, Number Sense/About Numbers, Patterns/Relationships, Problem-Solving, Communicating Math|
|Math Ed Topics:||Homeschooling, Back-to-Basics|
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