Killing the Spirit: Higher Education in America

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Penguin Books, 1990 - Education - 315 pages
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Filled with fascinating historical background on the decline of America's colleges and universities, Killing the Spirit provides and excellent narrative history of higher education in America, and a profound critique ofthe un iversities today.

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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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User Review  - laughingcrane - LibraryThing

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
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Copyright

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