The American College in the Nineteenth Century (Vanderbilt Issues in Higher Education)

by Roger L. Geiger

Publisher: Vanderbilt University Press

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Subjects:

  • Colleges of higher education,
  • History of specific subjects,
  • c 1800 to c 1900,
  • United States,
  • Education, Higher,
  • Education / Teaching,
  • Education,
  • USA,
  • Universities and colleges,
  • Higher,
  • 19th century,
  • History
The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages363
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8169795M
ISBN 100826513646
ISBN 109780826513649

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