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  • Paperback
  • 550 pages
  • From the Cast-Iron Shore
  • Francis Oakley
  • 05 March 2018
  • 0268104026

From the Cast-Iron Shore From The Cast Iron Shore Is Part Personal Memoir And Part Participant Observer S Educational History As President Emeritus At Williams College In Massachusetts, Francis Oakley Details Its Progression From A Fraternity Dominated Institution In The 1950s To The Leading Liberal Arts College It Is Today, As Ranked By U.S News And World Report.Oakley S Own Life Frames This Transformation He Talks Of Growing Up In England, Ireland, And Canada, And His Time As A Soldier In The British Army, Followed By His Years As A Student At Yale University As An Adult, Oakley S Provocative Writings On Church Authority Stimulated Controversy Among Catholic Scholars In The Years After Vatican II A Fellow Of The American Academy Of Arts And Sciences And The Medieval Academy Of America, And An Honorary Fellow Of Corpus Christi College, Oxford, He Has Written Extensively On Medieval Intellectual And Religious Life And On American Higher Education.Oakley Combines This Account Of His Life With Reflections On Social Class, The Relationship Between Teaching And Research, The Shape Of American Higher Education, And The Challenge Of Educational Leadership In The Late Twentieth And Early Twenty First Century The Book Is An Account Of The Life Of A Scholar Who Has Made A Deep Impact On His Historical Field, His Institution, His Nation, And His Church, And Will Be Of Significant Appeal To Administrators Of Liberal Arts Colleges And Universities, Historians, Medievalists, Classicists, And British And American Academics.


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