The Harvard Century

The Harvard Century

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The Harvard Century tells the story of how Harvard, America's oldest and foremost institution of higher learning, has become synonymous with the nation, their goals and standards reflecting each other, each setting the other's agenda. It is also a colorful and intimate narrative of the individual achievements of its leaders and of the intense power struggles that have shaped Harvard as it pioneered in setting the priorities that have served as exemplars for the nation's educational establishment.The Making of a University to a Nation Richard Norton Smith. Early in his ... then, aquot;it really does not make much difference what these unawakened minds dawdle with.aquot; It was the curious ... In Cambridge, classes in political economy were conducted by a professor, an assistant professor, and an instructor. At Yale, a ... In still other ways did Eliot make Harvard attractive to the serious student. He installed aanbsp;...

Title:The Harvard Century
Author:Richard Norton Smith
Publisher:Harvard University Press - 1998


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