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The Founding of Harvard College

With a New Foreword by Hugh Hawkins

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$38.00 • £30.95 • €34.00

ISBN 9780674314511

Publication Date: 08/11/1998

Short

592 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

43 halftones

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Pulitzer Prize–winning author Samuel Eliot Morison traces the roots of American universities back to Europe, providing “a lively contemporary perspective…a realistic picture of the founding of the first American university north of the Rio Grande” [Lewis Gannett, New York Herald Tribune].

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