CHARLES A. BEARD - TYPESCRIPT SIGNED - HFSID 298055
Sale Price $144.00
CHARLES A. BEARD
The American historian signs a card with a typed paragraph presenting his views on the function of education in Democracy, affixed to a 6x7 black and white photograph of him.
Typescript signed: "Charles A. Beard", 5½x3½ card, affixed with a 6x7 black and white photograph of Beard, to an 8½x11 sheet (3 surfaces). In part: "What is the function of education in American democracy? It presents, as I am given to see it, four obligations..." American historian Charles Austin Beard (1874-1948) was best known to the reading public for The Rise of American Civilization (1927, two volumes) and its two sequels, written in collaboration with his wife, Mary Ritter Beard, a historian in her own right. Also noted for American Government and Politics (1910), Beard wrote a number of books on the relationship between economic interests and politics as well as A Charter for Social Sciences in the Schools (1932), which greatly influenced the way in which history was taught. Fine condition.
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