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IQ : a smart history of a failed idea

Author: Stephen Murdoch
Publisher: London : Duckworth, 2007.
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Providing the history of the intelligence test, this title reveals how universal education, mass immigration into the US in the early 20th century and the demands of mobilisation in the First World  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen Murdoch
ISBN: 0715635980 9780715635988
OCLC Number: 71164357
Description: xiv, 269 pages ; 25 cm
Responsibility: Stephen Murdoch.

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With fast-paced storytelling, freelance journalist Murdoch traces now ubiquitous but still controversial attempts to measure intelligence to its origins in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. He Read more...

 
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IQ: the brilliant idea that failed'

by wppalmer (WorldCat user published 2011-04-14) Very Good Permalink

Review of `IQ: the brilliant idea that failed' by Stephen Murdoch, published by Duckworth Overlook, London.
Reviewer: Palmer, W. P.

Strange - the title of the book on the title page is `IQ: a smart history of a failed idea' whereas it is entitled `IQ: the brilliant idea that failed'...
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