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The Harvard Century

The Making of a University to a Nation

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$21.50 • £17.95 • €19.50

ISBN 9780674372955

Publication Date: 11/15/1998

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

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  • Prologue: The Country and the College
  • Introduction: Thinkers and Doers
  • 1. The Soil and the Seed
  • 2. The Great Assimilator
  • 3. A Dorchester Mr. Chips
  • 4. Mr. Conant Goes to War
  • 5. Redbook, Red Scare
  • 6. The Bishop from Appleton
  • 7. Children of the Storm
  • 8. The Education of Derek Bok
  • 9. In Search of Coherence
  • Source Notes and Acknowledgments
  • Index

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