Death at an Early Age: The Destruction of the Hearts and Minds of Negro Children in the Boston Public Schools

Death at an Early Age: The Destruction of the Hearts and Minds of Negro Children in the Boston Public Schools

by Jonathan Kozol
     
 

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In this National Book Award-winning book, Kozol unflinchingly exposes the disturbing "destruction of hearts and minds in the Boston public school." A new Epilogue assesses the last 20 years of the educational system.

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In this National Book Award-winning book, Kozol unflinchingly exposes the disturbing "destruction of hearts and minds in the Boston public school." A new Epilogue assesses the last 20 years of the educational system.

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ISBN-13:
9780553142792
Publisher:
Random House Publishing Group
Publication date:
09/28/1970

Meet the Author

Robert Coles is professor of psychiatry and medical humanities at the Harvard Medical School and a research psychiatrist for the Harvard University Health Services. He has written over 50 books, including the Pulitzer prize-winning five-volume Children of Crisis and the bestselling The Spiritual Life of Children. The James Agee Professor of Social Ethics at Harvard, he also teaches at Duke University during the spring semester, where he devotes much of his energy to the magazine DoubleTake, which he founded in 1995 and which is still based at Duke's Center for Documentary Studies.

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