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A Layman Speaks About the Rugg Books


by Mortimer J. Brown 1941

My appraisal of the Rugg books is strongly influenced by my belief that the best-informed and most careful thinking people of our generation do not know enough to provide young people with a well-rounded picture of how the people of earth and of this country came to be as they are. Also, it is strongly influenced by my belief that all adults of our current generation, like their predecessors, were reared from infancy to adulthood in intellectual atmospheres that were characterized by contention and" conceit in addition to a terrific burden of ignorance.


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Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 1 Number 1, 1941, p. 153-155
http://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 14175, Date Accessed: 12/11/2017 12:59:48 AM

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