The Labyrinths Of Literacy

Reflections On Literacy Past And Present

Readers who don't want their current assumptions about literacy's place in the world to be challenged should not read this book.
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A compelling collection by one of the pioneers of revisionist approaches to the history of literacy in North America and Europe, The Labyrinths of Literacy offers original and controversial views on the relation of literacy to society, leading the way for scholars and citizens who are willing to question the importance and function of literacy in the development of society today.

336 Pages, 6 x 9.1 in.

September, 1995

isbn : 9780822955627

about the author

Harvey J. Graff is Professor of History and Humanities at the University of Texas at Dallas. He is the author of many publications, including Conflicting Paths: Growing Up in America.

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