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.
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About E.D. Hirsch, Jr.
E.D. Hirsch, Jr., is a professor at the University of Virginia and the author of the bestselling Cultural Literacy and The Dictionary of Cultural Literacy. He lives in Charlottesville, Virginia.
Published by Vintage Apr 12, 1988| 272 Pages| 5-3/16 x 8| ISBN 9780394758435