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The humanities in American life : report of the Commission on the Humanities.


Berkeley : University of California Press, [1980] .
ISBN 0520041836, 0520042085

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Subjects États-Unis -- Vie intellectuelle.
Humanities.
Intellectual life.
Sciences humaines.
United States -- Intellectual life.
United States.
Description xiii, 192 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
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Copyright Date [1980]
©1980
Notes Includes index.
Summary This report of the Commission on the Humanities, sponsored by the Rockefeller Foundation, assesses the state of the humanities at the beginning of the 1980s. The commission examines education, cultural instructions, and public and private funding for the humanities, and concludes that the humanities need rethinking as much as financial support.
Contents The humanities in America : Domains of the humanities -- Priorities and recommendations -- The humanities in schools : Educational policy -- Curriculum beyond the basics -- Teaching -- School and college collaboration -- The humanities and higher education : Undergraduate education -- Graduate education for the professions -- Graduate training in the humanities -- Research and scholarship -- The humanities in community and private life : Educational institutions -- Cultural institutions -- Media -- Support for the humanities : Problems of support -- Sources of support.
Geographic Area United States
Network Numbers (OCoLC)6250409
(OCoLC)ocm06250409
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