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David Riesman • 77 Items / 15 Books, 47 Articles, 15 Reviews
Constraint and Variety in American Education (1957)
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    A Miller's Tale (Review)
    Constraint and Variety in American Education, by David Riesman
    1. Constraint and Variety in American Education by David Riesman
    Encounter, October 1957, p. 82
  2. [+]
    Pick of the Paperbacks (6 Reviews)
    Compulsion, by Meyer Levin
    1. Compulsion by Meyer Levin
    2. Geoffrey Chaucer by John Livingston Lowes
    3. All Quiet on the Western Front by Erich Maria Remarque
    4. Lincoln and the Civil War by Courtlandt Canby
    5. The Short Reign of Pippin IV by John Steinbeck
    6. Constraint and Variety in American Education by David Riesman
    The Saturday Review, April 12, 1958, p. 59
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    The New Books (8 Reviews)
    From Society Back to People
    1. The Organization Man by William H. Whyte, Jr.
    2. A Surfeit of Honey by Russell Lynes
    3. The Anti-Capitalist Mentality by Ludwig von Mises
    4. Constraint and Variety in American Education by David Riesman
    5. They've Got Your Number by Robert Wernick
    6. Forms and Patterns in Nature by Wolf Strache
    7. The Great Migrations by Georges Blond
    8. The Fountain Overflows by Rebecca West
    The Harpers Monthly, January 1957, pp. 85-89
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    A Library on Education for Twenty-Five Dollars (19 Reviews)
    The Aims of Education, and Other Essays, by Alfred North Whitehead
    1. The Aims of Education, and Other Essays by Alfred North Whitehead
    2. The American High School Today by James Bryant Conant
    3. Dewey on Education by Martin S. Dworkin and John Dewey
    4. Education at the Crossroads by Jacques Maritain
    5. The Idea of a University by John Henry Newman
    6. Constraint and Variety in American Education by David Riesman
    7. Liberal Education by Mark Van Doren
    8. The Saber-Tooth Curriculum by J. Abner Peddiwell
    9. The Art of Teaching by Gilbert Highet
    10. Talks to Teachers on Psychology by William James
    11. Teacher in America by Jacques Barzun
    12. A Citizen's Manual for Public Schools by Mortimer B. Smith
    13. The Great Debate: Our Schools in Crisis by C. Winfield Scott, Clyde M. Hill, and Hobert W. Burns, ...
    14. Education and Freedom by Admiral H.G. Rickover
    15. The Countdown on Segregated Education by William W. Brickman and Stanley Lerner
    16. The Republic and the School by Horace Mann and Lawrence A. Cremin
    17. Schools of Tomorrow--Today by Arthur D. Morse
    18. The Supreme Court and Education by David Fellman
    19. Memo to a College Trustee by Beardsley Ruml and Donald H. Morrison
    The Saturday Review, February 18, 1961, p. 68
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    Brief Comments (22 Reviews)
    Twenty-one outstanding books
    1. Constraint and Variety in American Education by David Riesman
    2. Atomic Quest by Arthur Holly Compton
    3. Harlan Fiske Stone: Pillar of the Law by Alpheus Thomas Mason
    4. Individual Freedom and Governmental Restraints by Walter Gellhorn
    5. The Evolution of Human Nature by C. Judson Herrick
    6. Challenges to Contemporary Medicine by Alan Gregg
    7. The Wild Train by Charles O'Neill
    8. The Militant South, 1800-1861 by John Hope Franklin
    9. War and Peace in the Law of Islam by Majid Khadduri
    10. Existentialism from Dostoevsky to Sartre by Walter Kaufmann
    11. The Outsider by Colin Wilson
    12. Lorenzo Ghiberti by Richard Krautheimer and Trude Krautheimer-Hess, ...
    13. Sound and Symbol by Victor Zuckerkandl
    14. The Bay Psalm Book by Richard Mather
    15. The Enigma of the Bay Psalm Book by Zoltan Haraszti
    16. A Gathering of Fugitives by Lionel Trilling
    17. The Energies of Art by Jacques Barzun
    18. Like a Bulwark by Marianne Moore
    19. Stanzas in Meditation by Gertrude Stein
    20. Poets of Today III
    21. Malone Dies by Samuel Beckett
    22. The Curve of the Snowflake by W. Grey Walter
    The American Scholar, Spring 1957, pp. 234-261