A Pictorial History of the University of Georgia

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  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2000-04-01
  • Publisher: Univ of Georgia Pr
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First published during the school's bicentennial,A Pictorial History of the University of Georgiahas now been revised and expanded to include a new, updated section and 43 new photographs that portray the university's most recent growth and development.More than 300 illustrations and photographs accompany the story of pivotal events and the details of student life from the first classes held on the Georgia frontier in 1801 through the impact of the Civil War and Reconstruction, the admission of women in 1918, and the construction of a new east campus. This new edition features an in-depth chronicle of the University of Georgia's rapid growth during the past decade and describes the effects of the expansion of the student body and faculty, the burgeoning athletic program and its new emphasis on women's sports, and the administrations of Charles Knapp and Michael Adams. From landmark changes to little-known events and curious facts,A Pictorial History of the University of Georgiapresents a complete portrait of the school that blends educational innovation and cultural diversity with long-standing traditions.

Author Biography

F. N. Boney, a retired professor of history, has been affiliated with the University of Georgia for more than thirty years.

Table of Contents

Foreword vii
Preface ix
The Early Years, 1784--1860
Troubled Times, 1861--1899
Renaissance, 1899--1932
The Modern Era, 1933--1984
Today and Tomorrow, 1985--1999
Bibliographical Note 295(2)
Index 297

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