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All true things : a history of the University of Alberta, 1908-2008

Author: R C Macleod
Publisher: Edmonton : University of Alberta Press, 2008.
Series: University of Alberta centennial series, 5th.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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" ... A critical history of the genesis and evolution of the University of Alberta to mark the University's centennial"--Jacket.
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Macleod, R.C., 1940-
All true things.
Edmonton : University of Alberta Press, 2008
(OCoLC)683413419
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: R C Macleod
ISBN: 9780888644442 0888644442
OCLC Number: 231879807
Description: xx, 371 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 26 cm.
Contents: Mr. Rutherford's University --
River lot five --
"A terrible price" : the University of Alberta and the First World War --
"The only medical school between Winnipeg and Peking" : laying the foundation of a research university --
Hard times, 1924-1928 --
Coping with calamity, 1928-1935 --
The university and Mr. Aberhart --
Soldiering on --
Treading water, 1950-1956 --
Planning for the baby boomers, 1957-1963 --
"The feast of unreason," 1964-1969 --
Higher mathematics --
"Frankly conflicting points of view," 1974-1979 --
"A pretty good university?" 1979-1986 --
The perils of Paul, 1987-1994 --
Recovering from Ralph, 1994-2000 --
Bigger or better?
Series Title: University of Alberta centennial series, 5th.
Responsibility: Rod Macleod.
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