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Author Winterer, Caroline, 1966-

Title The culture of classicism : ancient Greece and Rome in American intellectual life, 1780-1910 / Caroline Winterer.

Publication Info. Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2002.


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 Rockford University Stacks - RKC-ILDS  LA227.1 .W56 2002    AVAILABLE
Description x, 244 pages ; 24 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [209]-235) and index.
Summary Winterer argues that we cannot understand the rise of the American university or modern notions of selfhood and knowledge without an appreciation for the role of classicism in their creation.
Subject Universities and colleges -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
Classical education -- United States.
Classicism -- United States.
United States -- Intellectual life.
ISBN 0801867991 hardcover alkaline paper

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