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The Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science Volume 10 (Paperback) Loot Price: R521
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The Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science Volume 10 (Paperback): American Academy of Political Science
The Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science Volume 10 (Paperback): American Academy of Political Science

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The Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science Volume 10 (Paperback)

American Academy of Political Science

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1897 edition. Excerpt: ... in political things. Men will give their time and thought and feeling to things in which they become profoundly interested, about which they are deeply concerned. One of the great justifications for the introduction of natural science into all grades of our schools is to be found in the desirability of interesting the average individual in our society, in the world of natural phenomena about him. We ought to bring him to see in the flutter of every leaf upon a tree, in the flight of a passing bird, in the roar of the waves of the seashore, in the growth of the daisy at his feet, in the silent sweep of the stars above his head, a fact of interest and moment to him, the consideration of which will lift him out of himself and up into the higher sphere of intellectual - effort and usefulness. I do not believe that he can get this interest, at least not in any large numbers, unless our educational system is directed toward producing this interest in him, toward bringing this sort of thing into relation with the things in which he is already interested, toward giving him an appreciation for these interesting and important natural phenomena. The same thing is true of the phenomena of our social life. Our laws, our institutions, our economic and social and industrial relations are full of the most interesting phenomena, offering the most valuable material for thought and reflection and study, the consideration of which will lift the individual man and woman out of the narrow round of the routine duties characteristic of the ordinary life up into the larger sphere of communion with the great thoughts that have made our world for us, and with those larger thoughts which have made the universe in which we live. If we can get this interest for these...

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Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: August 2012
First published: August 2012
Authors: American Academy of Political Science
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 10mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 180
ISBN-13: 978-1-153-84658-5
Barcode: 9781153846585
Categories: Books
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LSN: 1-153-84658-6

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