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Sea change at Annapolis : the United States Naval Academy, 1949-2000

Author: H Michael Gelfand
Publisher: Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, ©2006.
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Since 1845, the United States Naval Academy has prepared professional military leaders at its Annapolis, Maryland, campus. Although it remains steeped in a culture of tradition and discipline, the Academy is not impervious to change. Dispelling the myth that the Academy is a bastion of tradition unmarked by progress, H. Michael Gelfand examines challenges to the Naval Academy's culture from both inside and outside  Read more...
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Gelfand, H. Michael.
Sea change at Annapolis.
Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, ©2006
(DLC) 2006013100
(OCoLC)67773816
Material Type: Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: H Michael Gelfand
ISBN: 9780807877470 0807877476 9781469605449 1469605449
OCLC Number: 793525312
Description: 1 online resource (xxix, 382 pages) : illustrations, map
Contents: An introduction to the United States Naval Academy --
The higher ideals of democracy: race and recruiting through 1964 --
The right thing to do: race and recruiting since 1964 --
The spiritual ball game: Anderson v. Laird and the end of mandatory chapel attendance --
The seeds of revolution: women at the Naval Academy through 1976 --
Revolutionary change at evolutionary speed: women in the class of 1980 --
A new mystique: women at the Naval Academy since 1980 --
That inescapable trait of midshipmen: the creation of the honor concept, protests, pranks, and other remarkable activities --
Conclusion.
Responsibility: H. Michael Gelfand ; foreword by John McCain.
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