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ERIC Number: ED476139
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2001
Pages: 335
Abstractor: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-0-691-04900-9
Stand and Prosper: Private Black Colleges and Their Students.
Drewry, Henry N.; Doermann, Humphrey
This book is a history of private black colleges and universities that tells the story of institutions that offered African Americans an education in the context of black culture. The chapters are: (1) "Panorama"; (2) "Major Historical Factors Influencing Black Higher Education"; (3) "The Beginning of Black Higher Education"; (4) "Public Schools, High Schools, Normal Schools, and Colleges"; (5) "Curriculum"; (6) "Higher Education in a New Century"; (7) "Two Decades of Desegregation"; (8) "Talledega Colleges: A Case History (1867 to 1975)"; (9) "Leadership and Luck"; (10) "The Graduates"; (11) "The Students"; (12) "Faculty: Challenge and Response"; (13) "The Small Colleges"; (14) "Student Aid"; (15) "External Sources of Support"; (16) "Leadership and Financial Independence"; and (17) "Stand and Prosper." (Contains 2 figures, 62 tables, and 177 references.) (SLD)
Princeton University Press, 41 William Street, Princeton, NJ 08540-5237 (paperback: ISBN: 0-691-11632-6, $19.95; clothbound: ISBN: 0-691-04900-9, $29.95). Tel: 800-777-4726 (Toll Free). Web site:
Publication Type: Books; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: In collaboration with Susan H. Anderson.