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A widening sphere : evolving cultures at MIT

Author: Philip N Alexander
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, ©2011.
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How MIT's first nine presidents helped transform the Institute from a small technical school into a major research university.

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Alexander, Philip N., 1952-
Widening sphere.
Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, c2011
(DLC) 2010036049
(OCoLC)664837958
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Philip N Alexander
ISBN: 9780262295406 0262295407
OCLC Number: 733263187
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 508 p., [16] p. of plates) : ill.
Other Titles: Widening sp her e : evol ving cul tur es at MIT
Responsibility: Philip N. Alexander.

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"[Alexander's] highly readable new book is remarkable for the human interest that colors the institutional history...The author has an uncanny knack for unearthing and encapsulating telling details. Read more...

 
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