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Transylvania, tutor to the West

Transylvania, tutor to the West

Author: John D Wright, Jr.
Publisher: Lexington, Ky. : University Press of Kentucky, ©1980.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : [2d] rev. edView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John D Wright, Jr.
ISBN: 0813114209 9780813114200
OCLC Number: 6407025
Description: xii, 445 pages, 2 unnumbered leaves of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Learning in the wilderness --
Division and reunion --
James Moore and the new university --
Problems and slow growth of the university --
The making of a martyr --
The Phoenix rises --
The failure of innovative education --
The crisis in the medical department --
The Methodists take their turn --
The period of decline, 1850-1865 --
The great experiment: Kentucky University --
The embattled sectarians, 1865-1977 --
Apes, girls, and "daddy" loos --
The creative administration of Burris Jenkins --
Student life from the Civil War to World War I --
The struggle for survival and identity --
World War I and the heresy trial --
Transylvania survives the twenties --
Depression and war --
Innovation and expansion --
Expansion and consolidation.
Responsibility: by John D. Wright, Jr.


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