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Best School: West Point, 1833-1866
     

Best School: West Point, 1833-1866

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by James L Morrison Jr
 

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“Professor Morrison, a former army officer and member of the faculty at West Point, began this study…with the goal to describe and evaluate not only the curriculum and administration but also the social, military and bureaucratic aspects of the school. With impeccable research and a graceful writing style, he succeeded in his miss.”—Civil

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“Professor Morrison, a former army officer and member of the faculty at West Point, began this study…with the goal to describe and evaluate not only the curriculum and administration but also the social, military and bureaucratic aspects of the school. With impeccable research and a graceful writing style, he succeeded in his miss.”—Civil War History

“This book dissects the internal dynamic of the institution and reaches surprising and significant conclusions…Professor Morrison has produced a work of lasting value, from which historians, educators, and soldiers may all profit.”—The Public Historian

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An institutional history of the military academy in the antebellum and Civil War period, and its influence on its student body. Examines West Point's educational, social, military, and bureaucratic aspects. Appendices present statistics on such questions as the occupational and financial status of parents and academic failures during the five- year course. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.

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ISBN-13:
9780873386128
Publisher:
Kent State University Press
Publication date:
09/10/1998
Edition description:
REPRINT
Pages:
267
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.40(d)

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