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James B. Conant • 35 Items / 18 Articles, 17 Books
The American High School Today (1959)
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    Slums and Schools (Review)
    Dr. Conant's New Report
    1. The American High School Today by James Bryant Conant
    The Atlantic Monthly, February 1962, pp. 76-79
  2. Books, Arts, Manners
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    Dr. Conant's Nostrum (Review)
    The American High School Today, by James Bryant Conant
    1. The American High School Today by James Bryant Conant
    National Review, March 14, 1959, p. 591
  3. Book Reviews
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    Education and Freedom (2 Reviews)
    Education and Freedom, by Admiral H.G. Rickover
    1. Education and Freedom by Admiral H.G. Rickover
    2. The American High School Today by James Bryant Conant
    The Freeman, April 1959, pp. 54-57
  4. Books on the Schools
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    Education: Does It Need a Tranquilizer or Major Surgery? (2 Reviews)
    The American High School Today, by James Bryant Conant
    1. The American High School Today by James Bryant Conant
    2. Education and Freedom by Admiral H.G. Rickover
    Modern Age, Fall 1959, pp. 409-412
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    Atlantic Bookshelf (4 Reviews)
    The Peripatetic Reviewer
    1. The Face of War by Martha Gellhorn
    2. The American High School Today by James Bryant Conant
    3. A Passion for Books by Lawrence Clark Powell
    4. The Atlantic Salmon by Lee Wulff
    The Atlantic Monthly, March 1959, pp. 82-85
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    Lessons for Survival (4 Reviews)
    The American High School Today, by James Bryant Conant
    1. The American High School Today by James Bryant Conant
    2. Education and Freedom by Admiral H.G. Rickover
    3. The Big Red Schoolhouse by Fred M. Hechinger
    4. Other Schools and Ours by Edmund James King
    The Saturday Review, February 14, 1959, pp. 25-26
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    A Library on Education for Twenty-Five Dollars (19 Reviews)
    The Aims of Education, and Other Essays, by Alfred North Whitehead
    1. The Aims of Education, and Other Essays by Alfred North Whitehead
    2. The American High School Today by James Bryant Conant
    3. Dewey on Education by Martin S. Dworkin and John Dewey
    4. Education at the Crossroads by Jacques Maritain
    5. The Idea of a University by John Henry Newman
    6. Constraint and Variety in American Education by David Riesman
    7. Liberal Education by Mark Van Doren
    8. The Saber-Tooth Curriculum by J. Abner Peddiwell
    9. The Art of Teaching by Gilbert Highet
    10. Talks to Teachers on Psychology by William James
    11. Teacher in America by Jacques Barzun
    12. A Citizen's Manual for Public Schools by Mortimer B. Smith
    13. The Great Debate: Our Schools in Crisis by C. Winfield Scott, Clyde M. Hill, and Hobert W. Burns, ...
    14. Education and Freedom by Admiral H.G. Rickover
    15. The Countdown on Segregated Education by William W. Brickman and Stanley Lerner
    16. The Republic and the School by Horace Mann and Lawrence A. Cremin
    17. Schools of Tomorrow--Today by Arthur D. Morse
    18. The Supreme Court and Education by David Fellman
    19. Memo to a College Trustee by Beardsley Ruml and Donald H. Morrison
    The Saturday Review, February 18, 1961, p. 68