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Higher Learning in America

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ISBN-10: 1596052619

ISBN-13: 9781596052611

Edition: N/A

Authors: Thorstein Veblen

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At the time of its initial publication in 1904, The Higher Learning in America was known in educated circles as the most reflective study ever made of the university system in America. Veblen's evaluation of the misleading notions and erroneous beliefs were inherent in "the higher learning" was received as fair by most academics. As a result, many believed he paved the way to an improved age in college education. Just as applicable today as they were decades ago, his sophisticated style remains deprecatingly amusing; his biting critique just as disquieting as it was at the turn of the 19th century. The Higher Learning in America remains a penetrating book by one of America's greatest social…    
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List price: $19.95
Publisher: Cosimo, Incorporated
Binding: Paperback
Size: 5.25" wide x 7.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.594
Language: English