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The inception of modern professional education : C.C. Langdell, 1826-1906

Author: Bruce A Kimball
Publisher: Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, ©2009.
Series: Studies in legal history.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Christopher C Langdell (1826-1906) - the dean of Harvard Law School from 1870 to 1895 - conceived, designed, and built the educational model that leading professional schools subsequently emulated.  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: C C Langdell; Christopher C Langdell
Material Type: Biography, Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bruce A Kimball
ISBN: 9780807832578 080783257X
OCLC Number: 261174163
Description: xiii, 429 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Boyhood and youth, 1826-1854 --
Lawyer on Wall Street, 1855-1870 --
Scholar, 1870-1881 --
Teacher, 1870-1881 --
Faculty, 1870-1900 --
The first dean, 1870-1886 --
Students, 1876-1882 --
Triumph and betrayal, 1886-1890s --
Poor old white-whiskers, 1895-1906.
Series Title: Studies in legal history.
Responsibility: Bruce A. Kimball.

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"[A] highly readable biography. . . . Professors and professionals who want to understand the contours of their world will find [this work] illuminating."-"Harvard Law Review."

 
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