By John R. Thelin
Colleges and universities are one of the such a lot cherished—and controversial—institutions within the usa. during this up-to-date variation of A historical past of yankee better Education, John R. Thelin bargains welcome standpoint at the triumphs and crises of this hugely influential quarter in American life.
Thelin’s paintings has extraordinary itself because the such a lot wide-ranging and fascinating account of the origins and evolution of America's associations of upper studying. This variation brings the dialogue of perennial hot-button concerns reminiscent of big-time activities courses modern and addresses such present parts of rivalry because the altering position of governing forums and the monetary demanding situations posed by way of the commercial downturn.
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