A History of The Eclectic Society of Phi Nu Theta, 1837-1970 [NOOK Book]

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The definitive record of the history, lore, and lost secrets of the Eclectic Society at Wesleyan University from its inception in 1837 through a great period of upheaval in the 1960s. The Society was founded in 1837 at Wesleyan, making it one of the oldest college fraternal organizations in the United States.
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A History of The Eclectic Society of Phi Nu Theta, 1837-1970

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Overview

The definitive record of the history, lore, and lost secrets of the Eclectic Society at Wesleyan University from its inception in 1837 through a great period of upheaval in the 1960s. The Society was founded in 1837 at Wesleyan, making it one of the oldest college fraternal organizations in the United States.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780819572868
  • Publisher: Wesleyan University Press
  • Publication date: 9/1/2011
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 208
  • File size: 4 MB

Meet the Author

WILLIAM B.B. MOODY, a member of the Eclectic Society of Phi Nu Theta, graduated from Wesleyan University in 1959. He currently lives in Maryland, where he was the head of the foreign language department at Sandy Springs Friends School.
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Table of Contents

To the Reader
Glossary
List of Illustrations
Chapter I: The Founding of the Eclectic Society of Phi Nu Theta
Chapter II: The 1840s - The First Decade
Chapter III: Eclectic in the 1850s
Chapter IV: The Crisis of the 1860s
Chapter V: Eclectic in the 1870s
Chapter VI: The 1880s - A House of One’s Own
Chapter VII: Eclectic in the 1890s
Chapter VIII: The 1900s - A Temple Grander, Lovelier
Chapter IX: The 1910s - The Great War
Chapter X: Eclectic in the 1920s - The Roaring Decade
Chapter XI: Eclectic in the 1930s
Chapter XII: Eclectic in the 1940s - The Crisis of World War II
Chapter XIII: Eclectic in the 1950s
Chapter XIV: Eclectic in the 1960s - The Coming of the Great Change
Epilogue
Part I: Loose Ends
Part II: The End of the Old Eclectic: Why?
Appendices
Bibliography
Index

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