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The night is dark and I am far from home

Author: Jonathan Kozol
Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin, 1975.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Kozol writes that school is a consumer fraud: it advertises education but offers indoctrination. Its function is not to educate humane and decent people, but safe citizens, manageable voters, manipulable consumers, and, in case of war or crisis, willing killers.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Kozol, Jonathan.
Night is dark and I am far from home.
Boston : Houghton Mifflin, 1975
(OCoLC)622167391
Named Person: Jonathan Kozol; Jonathan Kozol
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jonathan Kozol
ISBN: 0395207274 9780395207277
OCLC Number: 1502500
Notes: "An early version of the manuscript was published in a limited edition as a CIDOC CUARDENO (no. 88), Cuernavaca, Mexico, 1974."
Description: xii, 208 pages ; 22 cm
Responsibility: Jonathan Kozol.

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Kozol writes that school is a consumer fraud: it advertises education but offers indoctrination. Its function is not to educate humane and decent people, but safe citizens, manageable voters, manipulable consumers, and, in case of war or crisis, willing killers.

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