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The Doctrines of the Great Educators

reviewed by N. D. Hoyt - 1955

coverTitle: The Doctrines of the Great Educators
Author(s): Robert R. Rusk
Publisher: John Wiley, New York
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The name of Robert Robertson Rusk, until 1951 Lecturer in Education at the University of Glasgow, may not be familiar to many students of education in the United States, particularly those of the younger generation. Born in 1879, he belongs to an epoch now sinking rapidly into the past, a generation whose point of view is worth preserving, and whose influence will be missed. The Doctrines of the Great Educators, one of Dr. Rusk's early works, first appeared in 1918. Now, three years after his retirement, and thirty-six years after the original edition, his publishers have presented the American public with a new revised and enlarged edition. The reviewer hesitates, remembering this long and distinguished career, to approach this work in an adversely critical spirit. At the same time it has been reissued for the current generation of students in education. Were it not for this the puzzling inconsistencies in this... (preview truncated at 150 words.)

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Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 56 Number 8, 1955, p. 467-467
https://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 4771, Date Accessed: 6/6/2020 1:56:27 AM

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