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The Resource The history of American higher education : learning and culture from the founding to world war ii, Roger L. Geiger

The history of American higher education : learning and culture from the founding to world war ii, Roger L. Geiger

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The history of American higher education : learning and culture from the founding to world war ii
Title
The history of American higher education
Title remainder
learning and culture from the founding to world war ii
Statement of responsibility
Roger L. Geiger
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This book tells the compelling saga of American higher education from the founding of Harvard College in 1636 to the outbreak of World War II. The most in-depth and authoritative history of the subject available, The History of American Higher Education traces how colleges and universities were shaped by the shifting influences of culture, the emergence of new career opportunities, and the unrelenting advancement of knowledge
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10389378
Cataloging source
DLC
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1943-
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Geiger, Roger L.
Dewey number
373.73
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
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True
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  • Education, Higher
  • Education, Higher
  • United States
Target audience
adult
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learning and culture from the founding to World War II
Label
The history of American higher education : learning and culture from the founding to world war ii, Roger L. Geiger
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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volume
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  • nc
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rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
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rdacontent
Contents
Prologue : universities, culture, careers, and knowledge -- ch. 1. The first century of the American college, 1636-1740 -- Harvard College -- Yale College -- The College of William and Mary -- Conflict and new learning in the early colleges -- The embryonic American college -- ch. 2. Colonial colleges, 1740-1780 -- New colleges for the middle colonies -- Enlightened colleges -- College enthusiasm, 1760-1775 -- Colonial college students -- ch. 3. Republican universities -- Making colleges republican -- Educational aspirations in the early republic -- New colleges in the new republic -- ch. 4. The low state of the colleges, 1800-1820 -- The problem with students -- The second great awakening and the colleges -- The rise of professional schools -- Who owns college? -- ch. 5. Renaissance of the colleges, 1820-1840 -- New models for colleges -- The Yale 'Reports' -- Denominational colleges I -- Higher education for women -- ch. 6. Regional divergence and scientific advancement, 1840-1860 -- The early collegiate era in the northeast -- Sectionalism and higher education in the south -- Denominational colleges II : proliferation in the upper midwest -- Science and the Antebellum college -- ch. 7. Land grant colleges and the practical arts -- Premodern institutions -- The colleges and the Civil War -- The Morrill Land Grant Act of 1862 -- Land grant universities -- Agricultural colleges and A&Ms -- Engineering and the land grant colleges -- ch. 8. The creation of American universities -- The first phase -- The academic revolution -- Research, graduate education, and the new universities -- The great American universities -- Columbia College and the University of Pennsylvania -- State universities -- ch. 9. The collegiate revolution -- The high collegiate era -- High schools, colleges, and professional schools -- Higher education for women, 1880-1915 -- Liberal culture -- ch. 10. Mass higher education, 1915-1940 -- Word War I -- Mass higher education -- Shaping elite higher education -- Liberal culture and the curriculum -- Advanced education of African Americans -- ch. 11. The standard American university -- Philanthropic foundations and the standardization of high education -- Research universities in the Golden Age and beyond -- Students and the Great Depression -- American higher education in 1940 -- The American system of higher education -- ch. 12. Culture, careers and knowledge
Control code
1064867
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xviii, 564 pages
Isbn
9780691149394
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2014007439
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780691149394
  • (OCoLC)877846224
Label
The history of American higher education : learning and culture from the founding to world war ii, Roger L. Geiger
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Prologue : universities, culture, careers, and knowledge -- ch. 1. The first century of the American college, 1636-1740 -- Harvard College -- Yale College -- The College of William and Mary -- Conflict and new learning in the early colleges -- The embryonic American college -- ch. 2. Colonial colleges, 1740-1780 -- New colleges for the middle colonies -- Enlightened colleges -- College enthusiasm, 1760-1775 -- Colonial college students -- ch. 3. Republican universities -- Making colleges republican -- Educational aspirations in the early republic -- New colleges in the new republic -- ch. 4. The low state of the colleges, 1800-1820 -- The problem with students -- The second great awakening and the colleges -- The rise of professional schools -- Who owns college? -- ch. 5. Renaissance of the colleges, 1820-1840 -- New models for colleges -- The Yale 'Reports' -- Denominational colleges I -- Higher education for women -- ch. 6. Regional divergence and scientific advancement, 1840-1860 -- The early collegiate era in the northeast -- Sectionalism and higher education in the south -- Denominational colleges II : proliferation in the upper midwest -- Science and the Antebellum college -- ch. 7. Land grant colleges and the practical arts -- Premodern institutions -- The colleges and the Civil War -- The Morrill Land Grant Act of 1862 -- Land grant universities -- Agricultural colleges and A&Ms -- Engineering and the land grant colleges -- ch. 8. The creation of American universities -- The first phase -- The academic revolution -- Research, graduate education, and the new universities -- The great American universities -- Columbia College and the University of Pennsylvania -- State universities -- ch. 9. The collegiate revolution -- The high collegiate era -- High schools, colleges, and professional schools -- Higher education for women, 1880-1915 -- Liberal culture -- ch. 10. Mass higher education, 1915-1940 -- Word War I -- Mass higher education -- Shaping elite higher education -- Liberal culture and the curriculum -- Advanced education of African Americans -- ch. 11. The standard American university -- Philanthropic foundations and the standardization of high education -- Research universities in the Golden Age and beyond -- Students and the Great Depression -- American higher education in 1940 -- The American system of higher education -- ch. 12. Culture, careers and knowledge
Control code
1064867
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xviii, 564 pages
Isbn
9780691149394
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2014007439
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780691149394
  • (OCoLC)877846224

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