Item 7581. THE PRICE OF EXCELLENCE: UNIVERSITIES IN CONFLICT DURING THE COLD WAR ERA

THE PRICE OF EXCELLENCE: UNIVERSITIES IN CONFLICT DURING THE COLD WAR ERA

New York : Continuum, 1995. Item #32876

Original Cloth. 8vo. 252 pages. 24 cm. First edition. “The Price of Excellence is an account of what went wrong with the great experiment to educate America. Though the story bears a negative charge, it also conveys hopeful messages of faith in the future of higher education. It offers an objective historical analysis of the rise and fall of higher education by a researcher trained in the 1980s, and by a senior scholar who was both participant in creating the golden age of American higher education and a victim of its dissolution. ” (Publishers Description) . Subjects: Higher education and state - United States. Education - Political aspects - United States. Cold War. Clean and fresh in good jacket. Very good condition. (NEUSNER-3-25).

Price: $100.00

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