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For the Common Good

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
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  1. Title Page, Copyright, Dedication, Epigraph
  2. pp. i-vi
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  1. Contents
  2. pp. vii-viii
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  1. Acknowledgments
  2. pp. ix-xii
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  1. Prologue
  2. pp. 1-12
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  1. The Early National Period
  1. 1. “Literary Institutions Are Founded and Endowed for the Common Good” The Liberal Professions in New England
  2. pp. 15-29
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  1. 2. “The Good Order and the Harmony of the Whole Community” Public Higher Learning in the South
  2. pp. 30-50
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  1. 3. “To Promote More Effectually the Grand Interests of Society” Catholic Higher Education in the Mid-Atlantic
  2. pp. 51-70
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  1. The Antebellum and Civil War Eras
  1. 4. “To Spread Throughout the Land, an Army of Practical Men” Agriculture and Mechanics in the Midwest
  2. pp. 73-91
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  1. 5. “The Instruction Necessary to the Practical Duties of the Profession” Teacher Education in the West
  2. pp. 92-112
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  1. Reconstruction Through the Second World War
  1. 6. “To Qualify Its Students for Personal Success” The Rise of the University in the West
  2. pp. 115-132
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  1. 7. “This Is to Be Our Profession—To Serve the World” Women’s Higher Education in New England
  2. pp. 133-150
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  1. 8. “The Burden of His Ambition Is to Achieve a Distinguished Career” African American Higher Education in the Mid-Atlantic
  2. pp. 151-172
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  1. The Cold War Through the Twenty-First Century
  1. 9. “A Wedding Ceremony between Industry and the University” The Urban University in the Southeast
  2. pp. 175-199
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  1. 10. “To Meet the Training and Retraining Needs of Established Business” Community Colleges in the Northeast and Southwest
  2. pp. 200-226
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  1. Epilogue
  2. pp. 227-236
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  1. Notes
  2. pp. 237-282
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  1. Selected Bibliography
  2. pp. 283-300
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  1. Index
  2. pp. 301-308
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