Yale: A History

Yale: A History

by Brooks Mather Kelley
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0300078439

ISBN-13: 9780300078435

Pub. Date: 01/28/1999

Publisher: Yale University Press

In this book, one of the world's leading intellectual historians offers a critical survey ofWestern historical thought from pre-classical times to the late eighteenth century. DonaldR. Kelley ranges across many regions and eras, focusing on persistent themes andmethodology and examining how later historians have viewed their predecessors throughhistory. .

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In this book, one of the world's leading intellectual historians offers a critical survey ofWestern historical thought from pre-classical times to the late eighteenth century. DonaldR. Kelley ranges across many regions and eras, focusing on persistent themes andmethodology and examining how later historians have viewed their predecessors throughhistory. .

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780300078435
Publisher:
Yale University Press
Publication date:
01/28/1999
Series:
Yale Scene: University Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
608
Sales rank:
1,147,655
Product dimensions:
6.13(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Preface ix
Part One: The Critical Years, 1701-1739 1(46)
1 Founding a College
3(8)
2 Wanderjahre
11(12)
3 The College Gets a Name
23(6)
4 Ichabod
29(8)
5 The Solid Accomplishments of Elisha Williams
37(10)
Part Two: From Sectarian College to the University Spirit, 1740-1795 47(66)
6 Tumultuous Years
49(24)
7 The (Extended) Interregnum
73(18)
8 The Rise of the University Spirit
91(22)
Part Three: The Development of a National Institution, 1795-1871 113(120)
9 College Becomes University
115(25)
10 The Quiet Achievements of Jeremiah Day
140(31)
11 President Woolsey and the Growth of the University
171(38)
12 College Life under Day and Woolsey
209(24)
Part Four: Age of Uncertainty, 1871-1921 233(134)
13 Stagnation
235(38)
14 Beginnings of Change
273(26)
15 The Rise of the Extracurriculum
299(16)
16 Revival
315(33)
17 War and Reorganization
348(19)
Part Five: Action and Inaction, 1921-1950 367(56)
18 James Rowland Angell and the Triumph of the University
369(24)
19 "Holding at the Three-Yard Line"
393(30)
Part Six: The Modern Era, 1950-1963 423(38)
20 March toward Greatness
425(36)
Notes 461(88)
Index 549
Maps
New Haven in 1802
frontispiece
Yale in 1865
207
Yale at the Bicentennial, 1901
319
Yale in 1963
454

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