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Great American University: Its Rise to Preeminence, Its Indispensable National R

By: Cole, Jonathan

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Seller ID: 9781586484088

ISBN: 1586484087

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Although America's universities have become the envy of the world for their creative energy and their production of transformative knowledge, few understand how and why they have become preeminent. This groundbreaking book traces the origins and the evolution of our great universities. It shows how they grew out of sleepy colleges at the turn of the twentieth century into powerful institutions that continue to generate new industries and advance our standard of living. Far from inevitable, this transformation was enabled by a highly competitive system that invested public tax dollars in univer... View more info