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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Historian Smith is the author of the eight-volume "People's History of the United States.'' Here he has produced an excellent general history of American higher education, beginning with a discussion ... 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
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The New Republic
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Copyright

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