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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
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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  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas J Shelley
ISBN: 9780823271511 082327151X
OCLC Number: 965120912
Accession No: (DE-604)BV043769314
Description: x, 524 Seiten, [16] unnumerierte Seiten : Illustrationen
Contents: List of Abbreviations Preface 1. Commencement Day 1845 2. Founding Father 3. A Few Lonely Frenchmen in a Strange Land 4. Return of the Blackrobes 5. Uneasy Neighbors: Diocesan Seminary and Jesuit College 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. Fordham School of Law 11. School of Social Service 12. 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. The Decade of Three Presidents 18. Quasi-Revolultion on Campus 19. War and Peace 20. The New Normal 21. Approaching the Sesquicentennial Appendix: Presidents of Fordham University Acknowledgements Notes Bibliography Index
Responsibility: Thomas J. Shelley.


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Trying to capture the nuts and bolts of any institution the size of Fordham University can test the heart of any historian. Fortunately the university employed Father Shelley to do the job. His Read more...

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