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Creating the American mind intellect and politics in the Colonial colleges by J. David Hoeveler

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Published by Rowman & Littlefield Publishers in Lanham, Md .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Universities and colleges -- United States -- History -- 17th century,
  • Universities and colleges -- United States -- History -- 18th century,
  • Education, Higher -- United States -- History -- 17th century,
  • Education, Higher -- United States -- History -- 18th century,
  • United States -- History -- Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 351-362) and index.

StatementJ. David Hoeveler.
SeriesAmerican intellectual culture
Classifications
LC ClassificationsLA227 .H64 2002
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 379 p. :
Number of Pages379
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15988254M
ISBN 100847688305
ISBN 109780847688302
LC Control Number2002006101
OCLC/WorldCa49648159

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