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School, Society, and State

A New Education to Govern Modern America, 1890-1940

School, Society, and State( )
Author: Steffes, Tracy L.
ISBN:978-0-226-77209-7
Publication Date:May 2012
Publisher:University of Chicago Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $52.00
Book Description:

 "Democracy has to be born anew every generation, and education is its midwife," wrote John Dewey in his classic work The School and Society. In School, Society, and State, Tracy Steffes places that idea at the center of her exploration of the connections between public school reform in the early twentieth century and American political development from 1890 to 1940.

American public schooling, Steffes shows, was not merely another reform project of...
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