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Genetic Revolution: Shaping Life for Tomorrow

reviewed by Dorothy Warburton & Frederick W. Warburton - 1974

coverTitle: Genetic Revolution: Shaping Life for Tomorrow
Author(s): D. S. Jr. Halacy
Publisher: John Wiley, New York
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D.S. Halacy, Jr., is a prolific professional author. Books in Print lists thirty-nine titles under his name, excluding this one; like this book, many are discussions of modern science and its relevance to human welfare for the general reader. Edward Edelson, reviewing an earlier book, wrote: Halacy has done his research thoroughly, as one would expect of a professional. He has organized his material logically, as one would also expect. But then the bad side of the professional writer comes out, and the book often degenerates into a mere shoveling of facts toward the reader.1 In this book Halacy has not done his research thoroughly; he has not organized his material logically; and the stuff he shovels toward the reader is not facts. If chapters of this book had been submitted to us as term papers by high school students, we would grade none better than C, and several would be rated... (preview truncated at 150 words.)

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Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 76 Number 2, 1974, p. 360-362
https://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 1383, Date Accessed: 5/25/2020 8:07:38 AM

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