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At war with academic traditions in America.

by A. Lawrence Lowell

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Published by Harvard University Press in Cambridge .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Harvard University,
  • Education, Higher -- United States

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsLB2325 .L59
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 357 p.
    Number of Pages357
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15083552M
    ISBN 100837138183
    LC Control Number34042856
    OCLC/WorldCa767516

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Academic regalia in the United States has a history going back to the colonial colleges era. It has been most influenced by the academic dress traditions of Europe. There is an Inter-Collegiate Code that sets out a detailed uniform scheme of academic regalia that is voluntarily followed by many, though not all institutions entirely adhere to it.

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