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Ivan Illich was born in Vienna in 1926. He studied theology and philosophy at the Gregorian University in Rome and obtained a Ph.D. in history at the University of Salzburg. He came to the United States in 1951, where he served as assistant pastor in an Irish-Puerto Rican parish in New York City. From 1956 to 1960 he was assigned as vice-rector to the Catholic University of Puerto Rico, where he organized an intensive training center for American priests in Latin American culture. Illich was a co-founder of the widely known and controversial Center for Intercultural Documentation (CIDOC) in Cuernavaca, Mexico, and since 1964 he has directed research seminars on Institutional Alternatives in a Technological Society, with special focus on Latin America. Ivan Illichs writings have appeared in The New York Review, The Saturday Review, Esprit, Kuvsbuch, Siempre, America, Commonweal, Epreuves, and Tern PS Modernes.

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Source for this version of DESCHOOLING SOCIETY

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Deschooling society by Ivan Illich

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Type: Book

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Language: English

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Publisher: New York, Harper and Row [1971]

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Edition: 1st ed. | 18 Editions

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ISBN: 0060121394 9780060121396

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OCLC: 154591

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Related Subjects: Education United States. Educational sociology United States.