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What Shall We Defend?: Essays And Addresses

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Apr 08, 2015 Alicia rated it it was amazing
This is a book of thought provoking essays covering a range of topics that include literature, teaching, and Men's responsibilities. What he has written still holds true today Excellent read; I highly recommend it.

A quote about art from the book: The truth is that we are immersed in art - on radio and television, on billboards and in the popular magazines, in the design of buildings and cities. Another truth is that much of this is bad art. It nevertheless has a major role in shaping lives. Upon
Mar 21, 2007 Maria rated it it was amazing
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Essays by my grandfather on a few topics, most of them about education. I also like them.
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