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The Higher learning in America.

Robert Maynard Hutchins

The Higher learning in America.

by Robert Maynard Hutchins

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Published by Yale University Press in New Haven .
Written in English


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The first scholarly edition of Thorstein Veblen’s classic indictment of the corporate model of American university governance.

Since its publication inThorstein Veblen’s The Higher Learning in America has remained a text that every serious student of the American university must confront. Intellectual historian Richard Teichgraeber brings us the first scholarly edition of Veblen’s.

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Hutchins’s views on education and public issues appeared in No Friendly Voice (), The Higher Learning in America (), Education for Freedom (), and others.

Later books include The University of Utopia (), Some Observations on American Education (), and. The Higher Learning in America | This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it.

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