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The big test : the secret history of the American meritocracy
Lemann, Nicholas.
Adult Nonfiction LB3051 .L44 1999

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ContentsPage
Book 1 - The Moral Equivalent of Religion
1. - Henry Chauncey's Ideap. 3
2. - The Glass Slipperp. 17
3. - Native Intelligencep. 27
4. - The Natural Aristocracyp. 42
5. - Victoryp. 53
6. - IQ Joep. 70
7. - The Census of One Abilityp. 81
8. - The Standard Gaugep. 96
9. - In the Systemp. 109
10. - Meritocracyp. 115
Book 2 - The Master Plan
11. - Rah! Rah! Rah!p. 125
12. - Chauncey at Yalep. 140
13. - The Negro Problemp. 155
14. - The Fall of Clark Kerrp. 166
15. - The Invention of the Asian-Americanp. 174
16. - Mandarinsp. 185
17. - The Weak Spotp. 198
18. - Workingp. 212
19. - The Fall of William Turnbullp. 218
Book 3 - The Guardians
20. - Behind the Curtainp. 235
21. - Berkeley Squeezedp. 241
22. - Molly's Crisisp. 255
23. - The Case of Winton Manningp. 268
24. - Surprise Attackp. 278
25. - No Retreatp. 293
26. - The Fundis and the Realosp. 300
27. - Changing Sidesp. 309
28. - Defeatp. 323
Epiloguep. 337
Afterword: A Real Meritocracyp. 343
Notesp. 351
Acknowledgmentsp. 391
Indexp. 395


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