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Author Freeland, Richard M., 1941-

Title Academia's golden age : universities in Massachusetts, 1945-1970 / Richard M. Freeland
Published New York : Oxford University Press, 1992
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Description 1 online resource (xii, 532 pages)
Contents Academic Development and Social Change: Higher Education in Massachusetts before 1945 -- The World Transformed: A Golden Age for American Universities, 1945-1970 -- Emergence of the Modern Research University: Harvard and M.I.T., 1945-1970 -- Evolution of the College-centered University: Tufts and Brandeis, 1945-1970 -- Transformation of the Urban University: Boston University, Boston College, and Northeastern, 1945-1972 -- From State College to University System: The University of Massachusetts, 1945-1973
Summary This study examines post-World War II developments in American higher education by closely scrutinizing eight universities in the Boston, Massachusetts area that exemplify all the major trends
Analysis Massachusetts
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 484-511) and index
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Subject Education, Higher -- Massachusetts -- Boston -- History.
Universities and colleges -- Massachusetts -- Boston -- History.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0195054644 (acid-free paper)
1423729218 (electronic bk.)
9780195054644 (acid-free paper)
9781423729211 (electronic bk.)