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Gulliver thought the professors were out of their senses when he visited the Grand Academy of Lagado on the Isle of Balnibarbi. He was bemused by their many improbable schemes--extracting sunbeams from cucumbers, constructing houses from the rood down, and training pigs to plow with their snouts. Yet however bold and inventive the various projects and their 'projectors' (as he termed the scientists were, there remained something troubling about his visit to the academy, something fundamentally deficient about the experts and their ideas.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780029295557
Author:
Smith, James Allen
Publisher:
Free Press
Author:
Smith, James A.
Location:
New York :
Subject:
History & Theory
Subject:
U.S. Government
Subject:
Public Policy
Subject:
Problem solving, group
Subject:
Current world affairs
Subject:
Research institutes
Subject:
Government consultants
Subject:
Policy scientists.
Subject:
Research institutes -- United States.
Subject:
History & Theory - General
Subject:
General Social Science
Subject:
Government - U.S. Government
Subject:
Government - National
Subject:
Public Policy - General
Subject:
Politics - General
Edition Description:
Trade Paperback
Series Volume:
êarg 1, nr 2
Publication Date:
19931131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
356
Dimensions:
8.44 x 5.5 in 18.34 oz

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