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Built of Men


reviewed by Edumund deS. Brunner 1953

coverTitle: Built of Men
Author(s): I. Harvey Hull
Publisher: John Wiley, New York
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Mr. Harvey Hull was manager of the Indiana Farm Bureau Cooperative Association from 1926 to 1946 and since then has been its president. The book Built of Men was "written primarily at the request of high school and college teachers and co-op editors who felt that there was no adequate story of the agricultural part of the industrial revolution and of the farm organizations produced by that revolution." The volume has an introduction by Dean H. J. Reed of the School of Agriculture, Purdue University. Two-thirds of the book is in effect a case study of the author's own organization. Several brief chapters are then given to other Indiana rural cooperatives. A final eight-page chapter discusses the results of cooperatives for farmers, communities, and the good life. While the material presented is useful for illustrative purposes, as any case study is, the book does not fulfill the promise implied in the sentence... (preview truncated at 150 words.)


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Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 54 Number 4, 1953, p. 223-223
http://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 4953, Date Accessed: 12/13/2017 2:33:21 AM

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