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George Washington Carver in his own words

Author: George Washington Carver; Gary R Kremer
Publisher: Columbia : University of Missouri Press, 1991, ©1987.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : State or province government publication : English : 1st paperback printingView all editions and formats
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A black man praised by white America, George Washington Carver (1864-1943) was an anomaly in his own time. This selection of Carver's writings shows the human side of the scientist, as well as the  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Records and correspondence
Correspondence
Named Person: George Washington Carver; George Washington Carver
Material Type: Biography, Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: George Washington Carver; Gary R Kremer
ISBN: 0826207855 9780826207852
OCLC Number: 123970886
Description: xv, 208 pages : portrait ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction: Carver, the man and the myth --
Self-portraits: Carver's self-image over time --
The pre-Tuskegee years: old friends remembered --
The Tuskegee plantation: Carver and his coworkers --
The teacher as motivator: Carver and his students --
The scientist as servant: "helping the man farthest down" --
The scientist as mystic: reading god out of nature's great book --
Carver: Black man in white America --
Carver and his boys.
Other Titles: In his own words
Responsibility: [edited by] Gary R. Kremer.

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