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Decadence and renewal in the higher learning : an episodic history of American university and college since 1953 / Russell Kirk.


South Bend, Ind. : Gateway Editions, [1978] .
ISBN 0895266954, 9780895266958

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Subjects Enseignement supérieur -- États-Unis -- Histoire.
Hoger onderwijs.
Kwaliteit.
United States.
Universités -- États-Unis -- Histoire.
Universities and colleges -- United States -- History.
Universities and colleges.
Description xxii, 354 pages ; 24 cm
Copyright Date [1978]
©1978
Notes Includes index.
Contents pt. 1. Progressive decadence. The overthrow of standards: 1953 -- Academic freedom: 1954 -- Behold Behemoth: 1955 -- Rejecting tradition: 1956 -- Academic intolerance: 1957 -- Universities for defense and matrimony: 1958 -- Boondoggles of the Ivory Tower: 1959 -- Secularism militant: 1960 -- Withered authority: 1961 -- Neurosis, ideology, and indifference: 1962 -- Propaganda and planning for mediocrity: 1963 -- The sensual and the dark in the grove: 1964 -- Killing with kindness: 1965 -- How to lower the higher learning: 1966 -- Rebellion against boredom: 1967 -- Continuity and revelance: 1968 -- Educational Luddites: 1969 -- The intellectual situation: 1970 -- The intellectual proletariat: 1971 -- Therapy and ideology: 1972 -- Academic freedom and teachers' unions: 1973 -- Independent colleges and moral worth: 1974 -- Central political power and academic freedom: 1975 -- Collegiate cacophony: 1976 -- Identity, images, and education: 1977 -- part 2. Conceivable renewal. The need for reactionary radicalism -- The necessity for dogmas in schooling -- Perishing for want of imagery -- Putting life into social studies -- The revitalized college: a model -- Palliatives and partial remedies -- Innovative reactions.
Genre History.
Geographic Area United States
Network Numbers (OCoLC)4483123
(OCoLC)ocm04483123
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WorldCat Identities Kirk, Russell.
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