George Washington Carver: Scientist and Symbol

George Washington Carver: Scientist and Symbol

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by Linda O. McMurry
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0195032055

ISBN-13: 9780195032055

Pub. Date: 06/28/1982

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

An intimate and sensitive psychological portrait, a well informed intellectual sketch, and and unusually readable scientific treatise, this biography of Carver has a depth and a breadth of research rarely found in such studies.

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An intimate and sensitive psychological portrait, a well informed intellectual sketch, and and unusually readable scientific treatise, this biography of Carver has a depth and a breadth of research rarely found in such studies.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780195032055
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
06/28/1982
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
384
Sales rank:
971,639
Product dimensions:
8.00(w) x 5.31(h) x 0.89(d)

Table of Contents

Wandering in Search of a Destiny
3(32)
To Be of the Greatest Good
32(20)
Trouble on the "Tuskegee Plantation"
52(19)
The Need for Scientific Agriculture
71(22)
The Process of "Understanding Relationships"
93(19)
Making Education Common
112(18)
Undeveloped Southern Resources
130(15)
The Wizard of Tuskegee
145(14)
The End of an Era
159(20)
Dawning of the New South
179(18)
Breaking Down Barriers
197(22)
The Peanut Man
219(23)
Suffering Humanity
242(14)
Man and Symbol
256(34)
Blazing the Trail
290(25)
Notes 315(46)
Index 361

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Before Linda O. McMurry, there was much confusion on the life of Carver. McMurry cleared it up without a doubt. This book thoroughly depicts Carver¿s life from the beginning to the end with very relevant quotes making the reader understand his perspective on issues. A reader would like to explore this book because it broadens your mind and takes you past the common tale of Carver being 'the Peanut Man' to somebody with goals and great achievements during his time period. From this book, the reader learns how different yet advanced Carver¿s ideas were despite the color of his skin and opportunities given to him.