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American higher education, a documentary history

Richard Hofstadter

American higher education, a documentary history

by Richard Hofstadter

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Published by University of Chicago Press in [Chicago] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Education, Higher,
  • Universities and colleges -- United States -- History

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Richard Hofstadter and Wilson Smith.
    ContributionsSmith, Wilson
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsLA226 H53
    The Physical Object
    Pagination2 v.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21575349M

    American higher education is nearly four centuries old. But in the decades after World War II, as government and social support surged and enrollments exploded, the role of colleges and universities in American society changed Geiger provides the most complete and in-depth history of this remarkable transformation, taking readers from the GI Bill and the postwar expansion of. Get this from a library! History of American higher education. [Margaret Cain McCarthy] -- History of American Higher Education documents the fascinating evolution of American colleges and universities, touching on the historical events that shaped them, from the colonial era through the.

    The roots of controversy surrounding higher education in the US extend deep into the past. This original, incisive history goes far in offering a needed sense of perspective on current debates over such issues as access, costs, academic quality, social equity, and curricula/5(3). Find books like A History of American Higher Education from the world’s largest community of readers. Goodreads members who liked A History of American H.

    The definitive history of American higher education—now up to date. Colleges and universities are among the most cherished—and controversial—institutions in the United States. In this updated edition of A History of American Higher Education, John R. Thelin offers welcome perspective on the triumphs and crises of this highly influential. Cohen, Sol, ed. Education In the United States: A Documentary History (5 vol, ), pp of primary sources from origins to ; Hofstadter, Richard and Wilson Smith, eds. American Higher Education: A Documentary History (2 vol ) Knight, Edgar W., ed. A Documentary History of Education in the South Before (5 vol ) Journals.


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OCLC Number: Notes: Published in two vols. Vol. II contains index for both vols. Description: pages v-viii, ; 25 cm: Contents: The demand for a true university --Organizing the modern American university --The development of the elective system --University faculties and university control --Academic freedom in the university --Higher education for the twentieth-century world.

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