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ERIC Number: EJ660279
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2002
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ISSN: ISSN-0148-432X
Curing Provincialism: Why We Educate the Way We Do. A Conversation with Jacques Barzun.
American Educator, v26 n3 p6,10-11,42 Fall 2002
This interview with author and cultural historian Jacques Barzun discusses the origins of history, science, art, literature, and math, calling them the core of intellectual inheritance. Notes how the frameworks they provide enable people to extend their understanding of the world and reach beyond natural, human parochialism. Discusses the importance of foreign language learning in the curriculum. (SM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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Language: English
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