Killing the Spirit: Higher Education in America

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Viking, 1990 - Education - 315 pages
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Addressing the current state and future of education, this comprehensive survey of higher education in America traces its origins and development, examines such issues as tenure and academic fundamentalism, and calls for radical changes in the system

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User Review  - John G. - Goodreads

This is without question THE best book I have ever read concerning higher education, about what it proclaims to be and do, about what it actually does and the wide gulf that separates the two. I found ... Read full review

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A fearless examination of the declining state of education a la 1990. Its truths are never more relevant and alarming than now. Read full review

Contents

Mapping the Desert i
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The Beginning
22
The New Republic
37
Copyright

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