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revival of the humanities in American education

Patricia Beesley

revival of the humanities in American education

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Published by Columbia University Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Humanities,
  • Education, Higher,
  • Education -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Patricia Beesley
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 201 p.
    Number of Pages201
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14722821M
    LC Control Number40031097


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Decline and Revival in Higher Education is uncompromising in its concerns, but points the way toward a future linked to the best of the past. The work follows the personal evolution of the author, while at the same time, describes the devolution of university standards in such institutions as Columbia, Duke, the University of California at Berkeley, and New York by: 1.

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Higher education Humanities Share Author: David Horspool. Any talk of saving culture, or restoring culture, begins with a defense of the humanities.

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The Second Great Awakening was a Protestant religious revival during the early 19th century in the United States. The Second Great Awakening, which spread religion through revivals and emotional preaching, sparked a number of reform movements.

Revivals were a key part of the movement and attracted hundreds of converts to new Protestant denominations. Between andtens of thousands of Buddhist sacred sites in China were destroyed, victims of targeted destruction, accidental damage, or simply neglect.

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The Second Great Awakening. The Second Great Awakening began in the s and, by the s, had emerged as a major religious movement. Evangelical in nature, it stressed that salvation was available to all through free will.

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The Cult of Domesticity and Separate Spheres. Though many of the Utopian communities such as the Shakers called for relative equality of the sexes and women were viewed as spiritual equals in the Second Great Awakening, the American elite and middle class held a very different idea of the nature of women and their role in society.

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Nationally honored as a leading humanist and a renowned scientist, he has written fourteen books, including the bestselling Our Kids and Bowling Alone, and has consulted for the last four US Presidents.

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