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Horace Holley : Transylvania University and the making of liberal education in the early American republic

Author: James P Cousins
Publisher: Lexington, Kentucky : The University Press of Kentucky, 2016.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Outspoken New England urbanite Horace Holley (1781-1827) was an unlikely choice to become the president of Transylvania University - the first college established west of the Allegheny Mountains. In this definitive biography, James P. Cousins offers fresh perspectives on a seminal yet controversial figure in American religious history and educational life.
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Cousins, James P.
Horace Holley : Transylvania University and the Making of Liberal Education in the Early American Republic.
Lexington : The University Press of Kentucky, ©2016
Named Person: Horace Holley; Horace Holley
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: James P Cousins
ISBN: 0813168589 9780813168586
OCLC Number: 960977311
Description: 1 online resource (297 pages)
Contents: Front cover --
Copyright --
Contents --
Introduction --
1 "Great Truths" --
2 "Term of Severe Trial" --
3 "The State of Society" --
4 "A New Era of Literature" --
ILLUSTRATIONS --
5 "Traces of Vast Design" --
6 "A Time of Fruitsand Flowers" --
Conclusion --
Acknowledgments --
Notes --
Bibliography --
Index.
Responsibility: James P. Cousins.

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Outspoken New England urbanite Horace Holley (1781-1827) was an unlikely choice to become the president of Transylvania University - the first college established west of the Allegheny Mountains. In this definitive biography, James P. Cousins offers fresh perspectives on a seminal yet controversial figure in American religious history and educational life.

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