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Author Downs, Donald Alexander.
Title Cornell '69 : liberalism and the crisis of the American university / Donald Alexander Downs.
Publication Info. Ithaca [N.Y.] : Cornell University Press, 1999.
Open Library Cover
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Description x, 359 p. : ill., 1 map ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 324-354) and index.
Contents Overview of the crisis -- Student militancy -- The rise of racial politics -- Racial justice versus academic freedom -- Separation or integration? -- Progress or impasse? -- Liberal justice or racism? -- Day 1: the takeover and the arming of the campus -- Day 2: the deal -- Day 3: a "revolutionary situation" -- Day 4: student power -- Day 5: a new order -- Reform, reaction, resignation -- Cornell and the failure of liberalism.
Subject Cornell University -- Student strike, 1969.
Cornell University -- Administration -- History.
Student movements -- United States -- History.
Black power -- United States -- History.
Education, Humanistic -- United States.
Added Title Liberalism and the crisis of the American university
ISBN 0801436532 (cloth : alk. paper)