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The Shape of this century : readings from the disciplines

Author: Diana Wyllie Rigden; Susan S Waugh
Publisher: San Diego : Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, ©1990.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Diana Wyllie Rigden; Susan S Waugh
ISBN: 0155808400 9780155808409
OCLC Number: 21413482
Description: xxii, 735 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: An american childhood / Annie Dillard --
Salavation / Langston Hughes --
To be a jew / Elie Wiesel --
We're poor / Floyd Dell --
Shame / Dick Gregory --
My fight for birth control / Margaret Sanger --
No name woman / Maxine Hong Kingston --
India a widow's devastating choice / Juthica Stangl --
On being a good neighbor / Martin Luther King Jr, --
Lethal dose / Dennis Bernstein and Connie Blitt --
A sweet devouring / Eudora Welty --
Where a chemical leak seems an accepted risk / Peter Applebome --
After long silence / A.G.Mojtabai --
When the fires go out / Christopher Marquis --
My america / Langston Hughes Fifth avenue uptown: a letter from harlem / James Baldwin --
Why we can't wait / Martin Luther King Jr. --
The civil rights movement what good was it / Alice Walker --
Courtship through the ages / James Thurber --
The flesh and the devil / Kim Chernin --
I want a wife / Judy Syfers --
Standing his ground / Michael Norman --
We've never asked a woman before / Catherine Drinker Bowen --
The solace of open spaces / Gretel Ehrlich --
The ring of time / E.B. White --
Going barefoot / John Updike --
Ponds / Lewis Thomas --
The heart of the seasons / Elizabeth Hardwick --
The photographer's eye / John Szarkowski On my painting / Max Beckman --
What abstract art means to me / Alexander Calder --
What abstract art means to me / Willem DE Kooning --
The artist and the world / Joyce Cary --
The artist and society / William Gass --
Mass culture and the creative artist / James Baldwin --
Reading philosophy at night / Charles Simic --
Manners into morals: what the victorian knew / Gertrude Himmelfarb Premises and poetry / Kathleen Raine The liberal arts religion / Caroline Bird --
Can we know the universe reflections on a grain of salt / Carl Sagan --
On being a scientist / Mitchell Wilson --
The search for understanding / Vannevar Bush --
The bueaty of mathematics / Harold Morowitz --
Searching out creation's secrets / Carolyn Kuaus --
The barometer story: angel on a pin / Alexander Calandra --
Physics and reality / Albert Einstein The value of science / Richard P. Feynman --
On the resemblances between science and religion / Howard Nemerov --
The role of the scientist in society / Margaret Mead Is science evil? answering the attack on modern knowledge and technology / Karl Jaspers --
The existental engineer / Samuel C. Florman The obligation to endure / Rachel Carson --
Of accidental judgments and casual slaughters / Kai Erikson --
Approaches to the atomic age / I.I. Rabi --
A reprblic of insects and grass / Jonathan Schell --
In defense of deterrence / Charles Krauthammer --
The media and the public trust / Robert MacNeil --
Gilding the news / Lewis Lapham --
Journalists who masquerade / Tom Goldstein The news media and class control / Michael Parenti --
Evelyn Fraser / Studs Terkel --
A Noiseless Flash / John Hersey --
Atomic bombing of nagasaki told by flight member / William L. Laurence --
Epilogue to a rumor of war / Phillip Caputo --
a third of the nation cannot read these words / Jonathan Kozol --
Why children don't like to read / Gruno Bettelhem and Karen Zelan --
Illiteracy starts too soon / Nancy Larrick --
In defense of literacy / Wendell Berry --
The columbus gap / Richard Mitchell Better schools / Teodore R. Sizer --
How to smarten up the schools / Myron Magnet --
Weaving the invisible tapestry / John L. Clendenin --
Education that works: the right role for business / Ted Kolderie --
Four Essential goals / Ernest L. Boyer --
The 1929 Parallel / John Kenneth Galbraith --
The battlefield medics / Robert Boyden Lamb --
Danger and Opportunity / Walt W. Rostow --
Commitment / Felix Rohatyn --
Rewakening the sprit of enterprise: toward an american corporate renaissance / Rosabeth Moss Kanter --
Managing better / Sheldon Weinig --
THe payoff from expert systems / Beth Enslow --
Creating a world class team / Lester Thurow --
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Responsibility: Diana Wyllie Rigden, Susan S. Waugh.

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