American Higher Education Transformed, 1940-2005

American Higher Education Transformed, 1940-2005

Documenting the National Discourse

Book - 2008
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"This long-awaited sequel to Richard Hofstadter and Wilson Smith's classic anthology American Higher Education: A Documentary History presents one hundred and seventy-two key edited documents that record the transformation of higher education over the past sixty years. The volume includes such seminal documents as Vannevar Bush's 1945 report to President Franklin D. Roosevelt, Science, the Endless Frontier; the U.S. Supreme Court decisions in Brown v. Board of Education and Sweezy v. New Hampshire; and Adrienne Rich's challenging essay 'Taking Women Students Seriously.' The wide variety of readings underscores responses of higher education to a memorable, often tumultuous, half century" -- from publisher's description
Publisher: Baltimore, Md. : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2008
ISBN: 9780801829246
Characteristics: xi, 521 p. ; 26 cm


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