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The "True Professional Ideal" in America: A History

by Bruce A. Kimball
     
 

Bruce A. Kimball attacks the widely held assumption that the idea of American _professionalism_ arose from the proliferation of urban professional positions during the late nineteenth century. This first paperback edition of The _True Professional Ideal_ in America argues that the professional ideal can be traced back to the colonial period.  See more details below

Overview

Bruce A. Kimball attacks the widely held assumption that the idea of American _professionalism_ arose from the proliferation of urban professional positions during the late nineteenth century. This first paperback edition of The _True Professional Ideal_ in America argues that the professional ideal can be traced back to the colonial period.

Editorial Reviews

American Historical Review
[A] useful, densely researched, multilayered work in U.S. cultural and intellectual history.
London Times Literary Supplement
...[A] brilliant book.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781557861825
Publisher:
Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated
Pages:
429

Meet the Author

Bruce A. Kimball is Professor of Education at the University of Rochester and is the author of Orators and Philosophers: A History of the Idea of Liberal Education (1986).

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