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Stand, Columbia A History of Columbia University

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ISBN-10: 0231130082

ISBN-13: 9780231130080

Edition: 2003

Authors: Robert McCaughey, Michele Aaron

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This comprehensive history of Columbia University extends from the prefounding discussions about New York City being 'a fit Place for a colledge' in 1704 to the inauguration of Lee Bollinger as president and the preparations for the University's 250th anniversary.
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Book details

List price: $39.95
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: Columbia University Press
Publication date: 10/22/2003
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 760
Size: 0.63" wide x 0.93" long x 0.18" tall
Weight: 2.398
Language: English

List of Illustrations
Tory Preamble: The Short History of King's College
Flirting with Republicanism
Knickerbocker Days: The Limits of Academic Reform
Midcentury Stirrings
The Aspect of a University
Bolt to the Top
1917: Twilight of Idols
Jews at Columbia
The Invention of Columbia College
Prosperity Lost
Columbia in the American Century
A Second Flowering
Afternoon on the Hudson
Riding the Whirlwind: Columbia '68
It's About Columbia
A Tough Place
Bottoming Out
Columbia Recovered
The Way We Are
Epilogue: Worth the Candle?
Bibliographical Note