New School

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Simon and Schuster, 1986 - Education - 348 pages
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New School: a history of the New School for Social Research

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Established in Greenwich Village in 1918 as a center for the education of adults, the New School for Social Research was an informal, egalitarian institution whose faculty and students were to influ ... Read full review

Contents

The Doors Open in Chelsea
19
Growing Up on West Twelfth Street
43
Alvin Johnson and the Encyclopedia
65
Founding a University for Exiles
84
The Politics of Disillusionment 19331945
107
and the Dramatic Workshop
172
Adult Education
218
The Changing of the Guard
236
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Rutkoff directs the program in American Studies at Kenyon College in Gambier, Ohio, where he served as National Endowment for the Humanities Distinguished Teaching Professor from 1997-2000.

William B. Scott is a retired bureau chief of "Aviation Week and Space Technology" and a nine-year Air force veteran who served as aircrew on nuclear sampling missions. He is a six-time Royal Aeronautical Society "Journalist of the Year" finalist, and won the Society's 1998 Lockheed Martin Award for the "Best Defense Submission." He also received both the 2006 and 2007 Messier-Dowty awards for "Best Airshow Submission." He is the co-author of "Counterspace: The Next Hours of World War III".

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