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Teacher in America

Author: Jacques Barzun
Publisher: Indianapolis : Liberty Press, 1981, ©1945.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jacques Barzun
ISBN: 0913966789 9780913966785 0913966797 9780913966792
OCLC Number: 7177001
Notes: Reprint of the 1954 ed. published by Doubleday, Garden City, N.Y.; with new pref.
Description: xxv, 464 pages : portrait ; 22 cm
Contents: Preface to the Liberty Fund Edition (1980) --
Preface to the Anchor Edition (1953) --
Profession: teacher --
Pupils into students --
Two minds, one thought --
How to write and be read --
How to read and be right --
Let x equal --
The ivory lab --
Clio: a muse --
What once were frills --
Tongues and areas --
The classics off the shelf --
Columbia college, Columbia university --
Deans within deans --
The Ph. D. octopus --
Your IQ or your life --
The human body --
The subjection of women --
Adults, workers, and marriageable girls --
Our nation of highbrows --
The little money --
To a young man who- --
Bibliographical note --
Index --
Biographical note.
Responsibility: Jacques Barzun.
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