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The One Best System

A History of American Urban Education

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PAPERBACK

$37.00 • £29.95 • €33.50

ISBN 9780674637825

Publication Date: 01/01/1974

Short

368 pages

5-1/2 x 8-1/4 inches

15 halftones, 2 line illustrations, 5 tables

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This brilliant and readable book opens a variety of new perspectives on the development of public education in this country… Tyack does the most responsible, nonsentimental social history yet seen, and I think it highly likely that readers will find themselves educated, enlarged, and excited by what he says.—Maxine Greene, Today’s Education

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