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Cornell : a history, 1940-2015

Author: Glenn C Altschuler; Isaac Kramnick
Publisher: Ithaca, New York : Cornell Univ. Press, 2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

In their history of Cornell since 1940, Glenn C. Altschuler and Isaac Kramnick examine the institution in the context of the emergence of the modern research university. The book examines Cornell  Read more...


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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Glenn C Altschuler; Isaac Kramnick
ISBN: 9780801444258 080144425X
OCLC Number: 915552643
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 512 Seiten : Illustrationen, Karten
Contents: Building a research universityThe death of in loco parentis --
The Cold War at Cornell --
The bureaucratic university and its discontents --
Race at Cornell --
The wars at home --
The Rhodes years --
Academic identity politics --
Political engagement, divestment, and Cornell's two-China policy --
Into the twenty-first century --
The new normal in student life --
Going global.
Responsibility: Glenn C. Altschuler and Isaac Kramnick.


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