Can the Humanities Be Taught in American Public Schools?


by Elliot W. Eisner 1984

The point of the foregoing narrative is not to depress the reader but to avoid engendering the illusion that because a yearbook of the National Society for the Study of Education is devoted to the humanities in American schools, the humanities occupy a place having curricular significance in the schools or that light is soon to be found at the end of the tunnel.


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This article originally appeared as NSSE Yearbook Vol 83, No. 2.


Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 85 Number 6, 1984, p. 112-129
http://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 19188, Date Accessed: 10/19/2017 2:26:24 PM

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