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The Resource The underground history of American education : a schoolteacher's intimate investigation into the problem of modern schooling, John Taylor Gatto

The underground history of American education : a schoolteacher's intimate investigation into the problem of modern schooling, John Taylor Gatto

Label
The underground history of American education : a schoolteacher's intimate investigation into the problem of modern schooling
Title
The underground history of American education
Title remainder
a schoolteacher's intimate investigation into the problem of modern schooling
Statement of responsibility
John Taylor Gatto
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
RR1
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Gatto, John Taylor
Dewey number
370.973
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
LA205
LC item number
.G38 2003
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Education
  • Education
  • Education
  • Education
  • Education
  • Education and state
  • Education
  • Education
  • Education
  • Education
  • Education and state
  • Education
  • Education
  • Education
  • Education
  • United States
Label
The underground history of American education : a schoolteacher's intimate investigation into the problem of modern schooling, John Taylor Gatto
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"This is the third and last pre-publication edition"--Title page verso
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (page 392) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part one. Of schooling, education, and myself -- 1. The way it used to be -- 2. An angry look at modern schooling -- 3. Eyeless in Gaza -- 4. I quit, I think -- Part two. The foundation of schooling -- 5. True believers and the unspeakable Chautauqua -- 6. The lure of utopia -- 7. The Prussian connection -- 8. A coal-fired dream world -- 9. The cult of scientific management -- Part three. A personal interlude -- 10. My green river -- Part four. Metamorphosis -- 11. The crunch -- 12. Daughters of the barons of runnemede -- 13. The empty child -- 14. Absolute Absolution -- 15. The psychopathology of everyday schooling -- Part five. The prison of modern schooling -- 16. A conspiracy against ourselves -- 17. The politics of schooling -- 18. Breaking out of the trap -- Epilogue
Control code
ocm52974619
Dimensions
28 cm
Edition
Rev. ed.
Extent
xxxiv, 412 pages
Isbn
9780945700043
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o52974619
  • (OCoLC)52974619
Label
The underground history of American education : a schoolteacher's intimate investigation into the problem of modern schooling, John Taylor Gatto
Publication
Note
"This is the third and last pre-publication edition"--Title page verso
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (page 392) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part one. Of schooling, education, and myself -- 1. The way it used to be -- 2. An angry look at modern schooling -- 3. Eyeless in Gaza -- 4. I quit, I think -- Part two. The foundation of schooling -- 5. True believers and the unspeakable Chautauqua -- 6. The lure of utopia -- 7. The Prussian connection -- 8. A coal-fired dream world -- 9. The cult of scientific management -- Part three. A personal interlude -- 10. My green river -- Part four. Metamorphosis -- 11. The crunch -- 12. Daughters of the barons of runnemede -- 13. The empty child -- 14. Absolute Absolution -- 15. The psychopathology of everyday schooling -- Part five. The prison of modern schooling -- 16. A conspiracy against ourselves -- 17. The politics of schooling -- 18. Breaking out of the trap -- Epilogue
Control code
ocm52974619
Dimensions
28 cm
Edition
Rev. ed.
Extent
xxxiv, 412 pages
Isbn
9780945700043
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o52974619
  • (OCoLC)52974619

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