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The Fine Arts in the Elementary and the High School


by Thomas Munro - 1937

In spite of the nationalistic trend in world politics in recent decades, American education has progressed during the same years toward a more broadly international conception of 'Americanization' and of America, the 'melting-pot.' These concepts are now understood to mean, not the abandonment by new immigrant groups of their own traditions and the wholesale imposition of an Anglo-Saxon culture, but rather the contribution of these varied elements to the future civilization of America. We do not even insist that these contributions be 'melted' to such an extent that they lose all identity and national flavor through blending into a neutral cosmopolitanism.


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This article originally appeared as NSSE Yearbook Vol 36, No. 2.


Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 38 Number 10, 1937, p. 233-237
https://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 21376, Date Accessed: 3/30/2020 3:48:48 PM

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