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The Opening of the American Mind: Canons, Culture, and History

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In this acclaimed defense of multiculturalism in the American higher education curriculum, Levine illuminates the true historical background of "the canon", American identity, and what Americans have believed is essential to education.

Synopsis:

Publicly greeted as the definitive answer to recent attacks on the university, Lawrence W. Levine's book is a brilliantly argued positive vision of American education and culture.

About the Author

Lawrence W. Levine, a MacArthur Award-winning historian who teaches at the University of California, Berkeley, and George Mason University, is author of The Opening of the American Mind (Beacon / 3119-4 / $16.00 pb). Cornelia R. Levine is an independent scholar. They live in Berkeley, California, and Washington, D. C.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780807031193
Author:
Levine, Lawrence W.
Publisher:
Beacon Press (MA)
Location:
Boston
Subject:
Higher
Subject:
American
Subject:
United states
Subject:
America
Subject:
United States - General
Subject:
Questions & Answers
Subject:
Intellectual life
Subject:
Social history
Subject:
General Social Science
Subject:
General education.
Subject:
Education-Higher Education
Subject:
education;culture;history;intellectual history
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Publication Date:
August 1997
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
240
Dimensions:
9.2 x 6.1 x .5 in .75 lb

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