Home Articles Reader Opinion Editorial Book Reviews Discussion Writers Guide About TCRecord
transparent 13
Topics
Discussion
Announcements

Education and American Civilization


reviewed by George E. Astelle 1952

coverTitle: Education and American Civilization
Author(s): George S. Counts
Publisher: John Wiley, New York
ISBN: , Pages: , Year:
Search for book at Amazon.com

Some twenty years ago the nation was on the verge of economic collapse. A group of educators meeting in Atlantic City consulted among themselves about the future of our nation and of its education. Following this meeting George Counts wrote a pamphlet which in its daring, its force, and its clear call to teachers rivalled the best in our tradition of pamphleteering. Today we face an even more challenging crisis. Many ask, Where is that bold voice of yesterday? Who can stir the teachers of the nation intellectually, emotionally, actively in a way that is equal to our time? George Counts, in Education and American Civilization, is again that voice. Although written as a text, this book nonetheless has all the qualities of a stirring, rousing, ringing pamphlet. I can think of ho better measure, or index, of the change and growth in American life and thought in the past twenty... (preview truncated at 150 words.)


To view the full-text for this article you must be signed-in with the appropropriate membership. Please review your options below:

Sign-in
Email:
Password:
Store a cookie on my computer that will allow me to skip this sign-in in the future.
Send me my password -- I can't remember it
 
Purchase this Article
Purchase Education and American Civilization
Individual-Resource passes allow you to purchase access to resources one resource at a time. There are no recurring fees.
$12
Become a Member
Online Access
With this membership you receive online access to all of TCRecord's content. The introductory rate of $25 is available for a limited time.
$25
Print and Online Access
With this membership you receive the print journal and free online access to all of TCRecord's content.
$210


Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 54 Number 1, 1952, p. 48-48
http://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 4938, Date Accessed: 12/16/2017 6:15:46 AM

Purchase Reprint Rights for this article or review
Article Tools
Related Articles
There are no related articles to display

Related Discussion
 
Post a Comment | Read All

About the Author
  • George Astelle


Member Center
In Print
This Month's Issue

Submit
EMAIL

Twitter

RSS