The Purposes of Education in American Democracy

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Published by Educational Policies Commission of the National Education Association of the United States, Washington, D.C., 1938
Condition: Very Good Hardcover
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Second printing of the First Edition. Size: Octavo (standard book size). Text body is clean and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is sound. Green cloth spine and tan illustrated paper over boards, illustrated end papers, ix, 157 pages, illustrations by Boris Artzybasheff. Corners and spine ends bumped with wear, spine is worn, small hole in front cover. Chapters include The Nature and Sources of Educational Objectives; the Democratic Processes; the Objectives of Education a General Review; the Objectives of Self-Realization; the Objectives of Human Relationship; the Objectives of Economic Efficiency; the Objectives of Civic Responsibility; Critical Factors in the Attainment of Educational Purposes. From the Forward: "The kind of society in which we are to live is important for education. The democratic way of life establishes the purpose of American education. And the democratic way is being sharply and sometimes successfully challenged at home and abroad. These hard facts make the achievement of democracy through education the most urgent and the most intensely practical problem facing our profession." Illustrator: Artzybasheff, Boris. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 0 lbs 15 oz. Category: Social Science; Books; Education. Inventory No: 006512. Bookseller Inventory # 006512

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Title: The Purposes of Education in American ...

Publisher: Educational Policies Commission of the National Education Association of the United States, Washington, D.C.

Publication Date: 1938

Binding: Hardcover

Illustrator: Artzybasheff, Boris

Book Condition:Very Good

Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket

Edition: First Edition

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