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The liberal arts tradition : a documentary history / [collected and edited by] Bruce A. Kimball.

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Language:
English.
Publication date:
2010
Imprint:
Lanham, Md. : University Press of America, c2010.
Format:
  • Book
  • viii, 511 p. ; 28 cm.
Note:
"Published in cooperation with the Association for Core Texts and Courses."
Bibliography:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents:
  • Introduction. The disputed origins
  • Section I. Debates in antiquity
  • Section II. Late antiquity and middle ages : Christian appropriation, codification, and female imagery
  • Section III. In the modernus university, 1100s-1500
  • Section IV. The humanist and collegiate traditions, 1350-1600
  • Section V. Humanist, scholastic, and sectarian strains in the colonial college
  • Section VI. Intellectual and social challenges to the college, 1790s-1850s
  • Section VII. Struggle between the university and the college, 1860s-1900s
  • Section VIII. Experimentation and search for coherence, 1910s-1930s
  • Section IX. The "Emerging Curricular Blueprint" of the mid-twentieth century
  • Section X. Approaching the past in the new millennium.
Contributor:
Kimball, Bruce A., 1951-
Association for Core Texts and Courses.
Subjects:
ISBN:
9780761851325
0761851321
9780761851332
076185133X

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