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Fordham, a history of the Jesuit university of New York : 1841-2003

Author: Thomas J Shelley
Publisher: New York : Fordham University Press, 2016.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A history of Fordham University that traces the evolution of the institution from St. John' College, a small diocesan college founded by Bishop John Hughes in 1841, to one of the major Jesuit and Catholic universities in the United States.--Publisher description.
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Shelley, Thomas J.
Fordham, a history of the Jesuit university of New York.
New York : Fordham University Press, 2016
(DLC) 2016004526
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas J Shelley
ISBN: 9780823271511 082327151X
OCLC Number: 936234456
Description: x, 524 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 27 cm
Contents: 1 Commencement Day, 1845 ; 2 Founding Father ; 3 A Few Lonely Frenchmen in a Strange Land ; 4 Return of the Blackrobes ; 5 Uneasy Neighbors: Jesuit College and Diocesan Seminary ; 6 New York City's Other Jesuit College ; 7 Et in Arcadia Ego: The Gilded Age at Rose Hill ; 8 The End of the Little Liberal Arts College ; 9 From College to University ; 10 The Fordham University School of Law ; 11 The Graduate School of Social Service ; 12 The Graduate School of Arts and Sciences ; 13 Fordham Downtown, Uptown, All Around the Town ; 14 World War II and After ; 15 The Halcyon Years ; 16 Slouching Toward the Sixties ; 17 Fordham's Decade of Three Presidents ; 18 Quasi-Revolution on Campus ; 19 War and Peace ; 20 The New "Normalcy" ; 21 Approaching the Sesquicentennial --
Presidents of St. John's College and Fordham University.
Responsibility: Thomas J. Shelley.

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