ERIC Number: EJ464882
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1993
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Jacques Barzun's American University.
London, Herbert I.
Society, v30 n4 p71-82 May-Jun 1993
"The American University" remains essential reading for anyone who wants to understand the essence of the work of Jacques Barzun and the nuances of university life. Reflecting on Barzun's observations and his own experience, the author suggests that the university as we know it will become obsolete. (SLD)
Descriptors: Academic Aspiration, Books, College Bound Students, College Faculty, Educational Attainment, Educational Environment, Educational Finance, Educational Philosophy, Futures (of Society), Higher Education, Institutional Characteristics, Role of Education, Social Change, Teacher Role, Undergraduate Students, Universities
Publication Type: Book/Product Reviews; Journal Articles
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