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ERIC Number: EJ618931
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1999
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ISSN: ISSN-0018-2680
"The Most Powerful Instrument of College Discipline": Student Disorder and the Growth of Meritocracy in the Colleges of the Early Republic.
Hessinger, Rodney
History of Education Quarterly, v39 n3 p237-62 Fall 1999
Considers the student behavioral problems that afflicted colleges in the Early Republic and the solutions college authorities ultimately enforced. Highlights the struggles to combat student disorder at the University of Pennsylvania, in particular the role of Provost Frederic Beasley, and focuses on the growth of meritocracy. (CMK)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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