Living Learning Remembering (signed)

By: England, Robert

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From the front flap: "These memoirs cover Robert England's three years as a teacher of Slawa Rural School (1920-3) in northern Saskatchewan, his co-operation with the Masonic Memorial Scholarship Scheme for fifty teachers in rural non-English-speaking districts (1921-4); his work as Continental Superintendent, Colonization Department, C.N.R. Europe (1924-9); as Western Manager, Colonization-Agriculture, C.N.R. Western Region (1930-6) and the Community Progress Competitions project; adult education activities continued as first Director of Extension, The University of British Columbia (1936-7) and as first Director of the Canadian Legion Educational Services Overseas in 1940; followed by his account of the planning under the Canadian government for re-establishment in civil life of World War II veterans as Executive Secretary of the Interdepartmental General Advisory Committee on Rehabilitation and Demobilization (1940-3); and his Chairmanship of the committee of University Requirements (1945-6)." (Apparently the only thing he didn't do was pour cement for the UBC student union building.) This copy signed by England, on title page. Yellow cloth w/black spine lettering, 211 pages (including bibliography, index). Gently bumped corners, light general wear, in rubbed dust jacket w/impressions/scratches, 1" tear to top edge of front panel, other shorter edge tears.

Title: Living Learning Remembering (signed)

Author Name: England, Robert

Categories: History, Auto/Biography, Signed (all categories), Non-fiction,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Vancouver, Centre for Continuing Education/University of British Columbia/UBC: 1980

ISBN Number: 0-88843-124-4

ISBN Number 13: 9780888431240

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Very Good

Jacket Condition: Good

Inscription: Signed by Author

Size: Octavo -- from 7.75" to 9.75" Tall

Seller ID: 016293

Keywords: Slawa Rural School, Saskatchewan, Masonic Memorial Scholarship Scheme, Continental Superintendent, Colonization Department, C.N.R. Europe, Western Manager, Colonization-Agriculture, C.N.R. Western Region 6, Community Progress Competitions project; adult e