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ERIC Number: EJ520135
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1996
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ISSN: ISSN-0022-1546
Economics or Education: The Establishment of American Land-Grant Universities.
Key, Scott
Journal of Higher Education, v67 n2 p196-220 Mar-Apr 1996
The origins of the United States' land-grant universities is reexamined, and an alternative interpretation is offered. Establishment of these universities is seen traditionally as part of the educational evolution of the country; it is proposed that while educational reform played a minor role in their emergence, the primary motivation behind the policy was economic development. (MSE)
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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