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A most noble enterprise : the story of Kent State University, 1910-2010

Author: William H Hildebrand
Publisher: Kent, Ohio : Kent State University Press, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Presents the centennial history of one of Ohio's premier public universities. This work takes readers through Kent State University's ten decades: from its beginning under its visionary founder John  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William H Hildebrand
ISBN: 9781606350300 1606350307
OCLC Number: 314837884
Description: xiii, 346 pages : illustrations (some color), maps ; 27 cm
Contents: Wishes and fishes: 1910-1915 --
The stormy petrel: 1915-1926 --
Turbulence and frustration: 1926-1936 --
The Leebrick revolution: 1937-1944 --
The Bowman years: 1944-1963 --
Big dreams: 1963-1970 --
Four days in May: May 1-4, 1970 --
The aftermath: 1970-1971 --
Troubled times: 1971-1977 --
The Golding restoration: 1977-1982 --
The changing campus culture: 1970s and 1980s --
Ambition and achievement: 1982-1990 --
New perspectives, new models: 1990-2006.
Responsibility: William H. Hildebrand.

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"This book tells the story of Kent State University's first hundred years. It is a story replete with hairbreadth escapes and pratfalls, with moments of low comedy, high drama, and real tragedy. It Read more...

 
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