Founding Of Harvard College

Founding Of Harvard College

by Samuel Eliot Morison, Hugh Hawkins
     
 

Pulitzer Prize-winning author Samuel Eliot Morison traces the roots of American universities in Europe, providing "a lively contemporary perspective...a realistic picture of the founding of the first American university north of the Rio Grande" [Lewis Gannett, New York Herald Tribune].See more details below

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Pulitzer Prize-winning author Samuel Eliot Morison traces the roots of American universities in Europe, providing "a lively contemporary perspective...a realistic picture of the founding of the first American university north of the Rio Grande" [Lewis Gannett, New York Herald Tribune].

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780674314511
Publisher:
Harvard University Press
Publication date:
08/11/1998
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
596
Sales rank:
1,348,817
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 1.21(d)

Table of Contents

List of Illustrations and Maps
List of Arms and Seals
Abbreviations in Footnotes
IThe Origin of Universities3
IIThe Medieval University at Work and Play18
IIICambridge, the Renaissance, and the Puritans40
IVCambridge: The Arts Course, 1600-164060
VThe Founders and Their Colleges: Trinity79
VIEmmanuel College and John Harvard, 1584-163592
VIIOther Founders and Their Colleges108
VIIIThe Universities of Oxford and of Dublin117
IXThe Scottish Universities, 1574-1640126
XThe Universities of the Netherlands, 1575-1640140
XIThe Founding of New England148
XIIThe Founding of Harvard College161
XIIIDux Femina Facti171
XIV'The Colledg is Ordered to Bee at Newetowne'181
XVThe College Opened, 1637-1638193
XVIJohn Harvard210
XVIIA School of Tyrannus, 1638-1639228
XVIIIDunster Takes Hold241
XIX'A Prity Library Begune'263
XXThe 'Old College'271
XXIThe Quest for Revenue, 1640-1650292
XXIIGovernment by President and Overseers325
App. A. The Student Universities of Bologna, Spain, and Spanish America353
App. B. English University Men who Emigrated to New England before 1646359
App. C. Was Harvard the Earliest Colonial College North of Mexico?411
App. D. 'New Englands First Fruits'419
App. E. Dunster's Memorandum of December, 1653448
Index453

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