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This geography book taught geography through a system of "comparison and classification" of both landscapes and cultures. Each country and race of people described in the book is ranked according to its "Degrees of Civilization" much as the major rivers and mountains are classified by comparing their size.


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"Universal Geography, Ancient and Modern: Comparison and Classification"

publisher   Oliver D. Cooke and Sons
author   William Channing Woodbridge (1794-1845)
date   1827
location   Hartford, Connecticut
height   7.25"
width   4.25"
process/materials   printed paper, ink
item type   Books/Textbook / Schoolbooks
accession #   #L99.116

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"Rudiments of Geography"

"Smith's Geography on the Productive System; for Schools, Academies, and Families"

"A Practical System of Modern Geography"

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