This text tells the story of how Harvard, America's oldest and foremost institution of higher learning has become synonomous with the nation, their goals and standards reflecting each other, each setting the other's agenda. It is a narrative of the individual achievements of its leaders and of the intense power struggles that have shaped Harvard as it pioneered in setting the priorities that have served as exemplars for the nation's educational establishment.
Type: BOOK - Published: 1998 - Publisher: Harvard University Press
This text tells the story of how Harvard, America's oldest and foremost institution of higher learning has become synonomous with the nation, their goals and standards reflecting each other, each setting the other's agenda. It is a narrative of the individual achievements of its leaders and of the intense power
Authors: Clark A. Elliott, Margaret W. Rossiter, Professor Margaret W Rossiter
Type: BOOK - Published: 1992 - Publisher: Lehigh University Press
"This collection of original historical essays examines aspects of the relationship between science and the nation's oldest academic institution. This is history as viewed from the varying perspectives of a group of scholars for whom science at Harvard University is a significant component of their ongoing research. Thus, the essays
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-09-17 - Publisher: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht
Harvard has often been referred to as “godless Harvard.” This is far from the truth. Fact is that Harvard is and always has been concerned about religion. This volume addresses the reasons for this. The story of religion at Harvard in many ways is the story of religion in the
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-04-02 - Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
Urban provides an intellectual history of Harvard presidency of James Bryant Conant (1933-1953), situating it within the broader international landscape and drawing out the implication for the current state of higher education with reference to specific leadership policy issues in the sector. Throughout this volume, Urban explores the ways in
Type: BOOK - Published: 1998-12-01 - Publisher: Syracuse University Press
This study examines the gradual opening of American literary academe to Jewish faculty and analyzes the critical work Jewish scholars undertook to achieve their integration into an exclusive WASP domain.