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The Measure of Merit: Talents, Intelligence, and Inequality in the French and American Republics, 1750-1940
The Measure of Merit Talents Intelligence and Inequality in the French and American Republics 1750-1940
Author: John Carson
How have modern democracies squared their commitment to equality with their fear that disparities in talent and intelligence might be natural, persistent, and consequential? In this wide-ranging account of American and French understandings of merit, talent, and intelligence over the past two centuries, John Carson tells the fascinating story of...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780691017150
ISBN-10: 0691017158
Publication Date: 10/30/2006
Pages: 422
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Publisher: Princeton University Press
Book Type: Hardcover
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