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Readings in Education

reviewed by David Scanlon - 1959

coverTitle: Readings in Education
Author(s): Hugh B. Wood
Publisher: John Wiley, New York
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During the past decade reports on plans for the reconstruction of education have appeared in many of the so-called "underdeveloped societies." Some of these reports have been grandiose schemes completely devoid of the realities of the basic social and economic problems of the respective countries. Others have consisted of a frank analysis of the existing situation and well-conceived realistic plans for the improvement of education. Education in Nepal falls in the second category. The report is the result of the work of sixty Nepalese educators and Dr. Hugh B. Wood of the University of Oregon, who has served as Educational Adviser in Nepal. The published report was obviously written for the foreigner, for there is included an excellent statement on the historical and geographical foundations of modern Nepal. The book is well illustrated and includes a contour map of the country. Realizing the natural gap that so often exists between the educated... (preview truncated at 150 words.)

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Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 60 Number 4, 1959, p. 233-233
https://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 4410, Date Accessed: 8/10/2020 2:25:57 AM

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