That Used to Be Us : How America Fell Behind in the World We Invented--and How We Can Come Back (Thorndike Press Large Print Basic Series) (LRG)

That Used to Be Us : How America Fell Behind in the World We Invented--and How We Can Come Back (Thorndike Press Large Print Basic Series) (LRG)

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  • 製本 Hardcover:ハードカバー版/ページ数 695 p.
  • 言語 ENG,ENG
  • 商品コード 9781410441287
  • DDC分類 303.4833

Table of Contents

Preface: Growing Up In America                     11 (8)
Part I The Diagnosis
1 If You See Something, Say Something 19 (19)
2 Ignoring Our Problems 38 (39)
3 Ignoring Our History 77 (36)
Part II The Education Challenge
4 Up in the Air 113(54)
5 Help Wanted 167(35)
6 Homework x 2 = The American Dream 202(66)
7 Average Is Over 268(41)
Part III The War on Math and Physics
8 "This Is Our Due" 309(8)
9 The War on Math (and the Future) 317(44)
10 The War on Physics and Other Good Things 361(56)
Part IV Political Failure
11 The Terrible Twos 417(52)
12 "Whatever It Is, I'm Against It" 469(65)
13 Devaluation 534(37)
Part V Rediscovering America
14 They Just Didn't Get the Word 571(55)
15 Shock Therapy 626(42)
16 Rediscovering America 668(19)
Acknowledgments 687