"A stunning achievement in cultural history." Philadelphia Inquirer
"A fine example of what has emerged as a major genre in the field of social history: the study of phenomena on the margins of society in order to illuminate developments at the core." Cullen Murphy, Atlantic
"This is a cool and careful look at an inflammatory subject." Laurie Block, Washington Post
About the Author
Robert Bogdan is professor of special education, cultural foundations of education, and sociology at Syracuse University.