American Higher Education, Second Edition

A History

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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. Eminently readable and always lively, this timely historical account is sure to be an invaluable resource for assessing the present condition and future prospects of American colleges and universities.

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Christopher J. Lucas is Professor of Higher Education and Policy Studies, University of Arkansas-Fayetteville. He is the author of New Faculty (Palgrave Macmillan, 2002).

Table of contents (9 chapters)

  • Higher Learning in Antiquity

    Lucas, Christopher J.

    Pages 3-34

  • From Cathedral Church Schools to Universities

    Lucas, Christopher J.

    Pages 35-69

  • Post-Medieval Academe: Evolution and Estrangement

    Lucas, Christopher J.

    Pages 71-100

  • The American Colonial and Antebellum College

    Lucas, Christopher J.

    Pages 103-144

  • The Evolving American University

    Lucas, Christopher J.

    Pages 145-189

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
American Higher Education, Second Edition
Book Subtitle
A History
Authors
Copyright
2006
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan US
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Nature America Inc.
eBook ISBN
978-1-137-10841-8
DOI
10.1007/978-1-137-10841-8
Softcover ISBN
978-1-4039-7289-7
Edition Number
2
Number of Pages
XIII, 397
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