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The New Humanities Reader

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The New Humanities Reader presents 32 challenging and important essays from diverse fields that address current global issues. The authors contend that there is a crisis within the humanities today due to specialization within narrow fields of scholarship, resulting in a higher education system that produces students who lack the general cross-disciplinary knowledge needed ...more
Paperback, 712 pages
Published June 24th 2005 by Cengage Learning (first published January 1st 2001)
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Raina Tellado
The articles were interesting, but I just hated writing 1000000 essays on them.
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A well-chosen collection of essays from 10-15 years ago. I read it for its historical interest and expected it to be outdated at this point, but found that it was mostly relevant to today's issues as well. Things really didn't change that much in the past decade...
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This book sparked great conversation in my class. I enjoyed it a lot!
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