Cultural Literacy by E. D. Hirsch audiobook

Cultural Literacy: What Every American Needs To Know

By E. D. Hirsch Jr.
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In this forceful manifesto, Hirsch argues that children in the U.S. are being deprived of the basic knowledge that would enable them to function in contemporary society. Includes 5,000 essential facts to know.

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In this forceful manifesto, Hirsch argues that children in the U.S. are being deprived of the basic knowledge that would enable them to function in contemporary society. Includes 5,000 essential facts to know.

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Author Bio: E. D. Hirsch Jr.

Author Bio: E. D. Hirsch Jr.

E. D. Hirsch, Jr., is a professor at the University of Virginia, Charlottesville, and the author of the bestselling Cultural Literacy and the The Dictionary of Cultural Literacy. He is also president of the nonprofit Core Knowledge Foundation, whose curriculum is followed by more than two hundred schools. Recent independent research on these schools has documented significant progress by both disadvantaged and advantaged students.

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Available Formats : Digital Download, CD, MP3 CD
Category: Nonfiction
Runtime: 6.28
Audience: Adult
Language: English