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The pursuit of knowledge under difficulties : from self-improvement to adult education in America, 1750-1990

Author: Joseph F Kett
Publisher: Stanford, Calif. : Stanford University Press, 1994
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This first history of nontraditional education in America covers the span from Benjamin Franklin's Junto to community colleges. It aims to unravel the knotted connections between education and  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joseph F Kett
ISBN: 0804722978 9780804722971
OCLC Number: 473368067
Description: 581 s

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"As with Kett's other works, it is an excellent thematic study that blends intellectual and social history. It is based on prodigious research and is a pleasure to read, for it combines a broad sweep Read more...

 
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