George Washington Carver: In His Own Words / Edition 2

George Washington Carver: In His Own Words / Edition 2

by Gary R. Kremer, Kremer, George Washington Kremer
     
 

ISBN-10: 0826207855

ISBN-13: 9780826207852

Pub. Date: 02/28/1991

Publisher: University of Missouri Press

A black man praised by white America-George Washington Carver (1864-1943) was an anomaly in his own time.  Now available in paperback, this choice selection of Carver's writings reveals the human side of the famous black scientist, as well as the forces that shaped his creative genius.

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Overview

A black man praised by white America-George Washington Carver (1864-1943) was an anomaly in his own time.  Now available in paperback, this choice selection of Carver's writings reveals the human side of the famous black scientist, as well as the forces that shaped his creative genius.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780826207852
Publisher:
University of Missouri Press
Publication date:
02/28/1991
Edition description:
1
Pages:
208
Sales rank:
658,452
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.80(d)
Age Range:
14 - 17 Years

Table of Contents

Contents

Acknowledgments,
Editorial Policy,
Chronology,
1. Introduction: Carver–the Man and the Myth,
2. Self-Portraits: Carver's Self-Image over Time,
3. The Pre-Tuskegee Years: Old Friends Remembered,
4. The Tuskegee Plantation: Carver and His Coworkers,
5. The Teacher as Motivator: Carver and His Students,
6. The Scientist as Servant: "Helping the Man Farthest Down",
7. The Scientist as Mystic: Reading God out of Nature's Great Book,
8. Carver: Black Man in White America,
9. Carver and His Boys,
Notes,
Index,

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