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The American Student and the Non-Western World


reviewed by Donald G. Tewksbury - 1957

coverTitle: The American Student and the Non-Western World
Author(s): Vera Micheles Dean
Publisher: John Wiley, New York
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The Graduate School of Education of Harvard University is to be congratulated on the selection of Vera Micheles Dean as Inglis Lecturer for 1956. Mrs. Dean is widely known and respected as one of the most perceptive and balanced writers in the field of world affairs. The choice of the topic for the Inglis Lecture is equally appropriate, for it so happens that in this particular year of grace the Western World finds itself deeply involved in the Middle East crisis—a crisis far more extensive and explosive than the Korean episode. At this point in history high priority should be given to educational programs directed toward the development of understanding between the West and the non-Western majority in the world. As Mrs. Dean points out in her sober introduction, "the lack of such understanding may spell the difference between life and death for ourselves and our children," and therefore "this... (preview truncated at 150 words.)


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Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 58 Number 4, 1957, p. 284-284
https://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 4576, Date Accessed: 10/22/2019 12:37:06 PM

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