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The Resource Excellent sheep : the miseducation of the American elite and the way to a meaningful life, William Deresiewicz

Excellent sheep : the miseducation of the American elite and the way to a meaningful life, William Deresiewicz

Label
Excellent sheep : the miseducation of the American elite and the way to a meaningful life
Title
Excellent sheep
Title remainder
the miseducation of the American elite and the way to a meaningful life
Statement of responsibility
William Deresiewicz
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"A groundbreaking manifesto for people searching for the kind of insight on leading, thinking, and living that elite schools should be--but aren't--providing"--
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1964-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Deresiewicz, William
Dewey number
378.73
Index
no index present
LC call number
LA227.4
LC item number
.D74 2014
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Education, Higher
  • Universities and colleges
  • Elite (Social sciences)
  • Critical thinking
  • Reasoning
  • Education, Higher
  • Education, Higher
Label
Excellent sheep : the miseducation of the American elite and the way to a meaningful life, William Deresiewicz
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The students -- The history -- The training -- The institutions -- What is college for? -- Inventing your life -- Leadership -- Great books -- Spirit guides -- Your guide to the rankings -- Welcome to the club -- The self-overcoming of the hereditary meritocracy
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
First Free Press hardcover edition.
Extent
245 pages
Isbn
9781476702711
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2014010790
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
  • sky259590375
  • (OCoLC)862788532
  • 883120
Label
Excellent sheep : the miseducation of the American elite and the way to a meaningful life, William Deresiewicz
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The students -- The history -- The training -- The institutions -- What is college for? -- Inventing your life -- Leadership -- Great books -- Spirit guides -- Your guide to the rankings -- Welcome to the club -- The self-overcoming of the hereditary meritocracy
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
First Free Press hardcover edition.
Extent
245 pages
Isbn
9781476702711
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2014010790
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
  • sky259590375
  • (OCoLC)862788532
  • 883120

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