Cultural Literacy: What Every American Needs to Know
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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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - engpunk77 - LibraryThing
I'm going to read this out of curiosity; I remember learning about this in high school and I agreed with the premise then. I realized that I'd never have understood Z if I never knew X. I believe that ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - aevaughn - LibraryThing
This book should be utilized as a basis to restructure the curriculum of education at the elementary and middle school level within the US. It is clear that in general Americans lack the necessary knowledge to understand discourse on serious subjects in an easy manner. Read full review