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Joining the club : a history of Jews and Yale

Author: Dan A Oren
Publisher: New Haven, Conn. : Yale University Press, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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An educational, religious and cultural history exploring the college life of Jews at Yale University from the first Jewish graduate in 1809 to the beginning of the 21st century. It draws comparisons  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Dan A Oren
ISBN: 0300084684 9780300084689
OCLC Number: 45103028
Description: xxiii, 486 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: A New Preface / Acknowledgments --
Pt. 1. 1701-1878. 1. The Beginnings --
Pt. 2. 1878-1941. 2. Increasing Biases: Undergraduate Life until the First World War. 3. The Limitation of Numbers: Undergraduate Admissions between the World Wars. 4. Mixed Messages: Undergraduate Life between the World Wars. 5. Religious Spirit. 6. The Faculty. 7. The School of Medicine --
Pt. 3. 1941-1980. 8. Evolving Meritocracy: Undergraduate Life after the Second World War. 9. Undergraduate Admissions. 10. Hillel. 11. A Kosher Whiffenpoof: The Religiously Observant Student. 12. Finding the Best Doctors. 13. Breaking the Barriers: The Faculty, Corporation, and Administration. 14. The Club --
Pt. 4. Epilogue. 15. Coda --
1980 and Beyond. 16. Conclusions. App. 1. The Yale Seal --
App. 2. Connecticut and United States Populations --
App. 3. "Church Members" at Yale College, 1873-1904 --
App. 4. Sheffield Scientific School Enrollment, 1873-1921 --
App. 5. Enrollment at Yale College (and Sheffield Scientific School, Where Indicated), 1902-1969 --
App. 6. Background of Jewish Students, Yale College Classes of 1911-1926 --
App. 7. Enrollment in the Yale Graduate and Professional Schools --
App. 8. Full Professors on the Yale Faculties, 1900-1970 --
App. 9. A Chronology of Judaic Studies at Yale.
Responsibility: Dan A. Oren.

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