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Wesleyan University, 1831-1910 : Collegiate Enterprise in New England

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ISBN13:

9780819563606

ISBN10:
0819563609
Format:
Paperback
Pub. Date:
3/1/1999
Publisher(s):
Univ Pr of New England

Summary

A lively narrative connecting Wesleyan Universityıs early history to economic, religious, urban, & educational developments in 19th-century America.

Author Biography

DAVID B. POTTS former Dean of the Faculty at Gettysburg College, is Professor of History at the University of Puget Sound.

Table of Contents

List of Illustrations
Preface
Introduction
An Enterprising Spirit: Middletown and Methodistsp. 1
An Earnest Educationp. 22
Entrepreneurial Strategy: From Town to Denominationp. 51
Denominational Support and Influencep. 83
Methodist Professors Becoming Academic Professionalsp. 118
The Metropolitan Milieup. 161
App. One: Charter of 1831p. 233
App. Two: Presidenciesp. 237
App. Three: Enrollments at Wesleyan, Amherst, and Williams, 1831-1990p. 238
Abbreviations Used in Notesp. 243
Notesp. 247
Index of First Citations in Notesp. 361
Indexp. 363
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