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Old Main : small colleges in twenty-first century America

Author: Samuel Schuman
Publisher: Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, ©2005.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Old Main is an essential book for anyone who shares Schuman's conviction that small colleges occupy a central place in American higher education.

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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Schuman, Samuel.
Old Main.
Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, ©2005
(DLC) 2004022998
(OCoLC)56729787
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Samuel Schuman
ISBN: 9780801896828 0801896827
OCLC Number: 557659981
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (271 pages) : illustrations
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Introduction --
Go west, young man: graduation at Centenary college, 1900 --
Colleges of character: Old Main ... in Maine --
People at small colleges: basketball, rock and roll, and a Quaker college --
Colleges of community: less than positive --The integrated campus: Yav --
Blurring the boundaries: a conversation --
Small college futures: Olya --
Epilogue--small is different: a guide for the perplexed --
Appendix A: interview questions --
Appendix B: twelve colleges.
Responsibility: Samuel Schuman.
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