In this forceful manifesto, Hirsch argues that children in the U.S. are being deprived of the basic knowledge that would enable them to function in contemporary society. Includes 5,000 essential facts to know.
About E.D. Hirsch, Jr.
E. D. Hirsch, Jr., is an emeritus professor at the University of Virginia and the author of The Knowledge Deficit, The Schools We Need, and the bestselling Cultural Literacy and the Dictionary of Cultural Literacy. He and his wife, Polly,… More about E.D. Hirsch, Jr.
Published by Vintage Apr 12, 1988| 272 Pages| 5-3/16 x 8| ISBN 9780394758435