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Honey in the ivory tower

Olajire Olanlokun

Honey in the ivory tower

by Olajire Olanlokun

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Published by Lantern Books in Abuja, Nigeria .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Olajire Olanlokun
SeriesLantern readers series
Classifications
LC ClassificationsMLCS 2006/10795 (P)
The Physical Object
Pagination132 p. :
Number of Pages132
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25130155M
ISBN 109781423536
LC Control Number2003391397

In War and the Ivory Tower, David L. Schalk explores the public role of the intellectual in times of national compares American responses to the Vietnam War with French responses to the Algerian War, finding many similarities in the way intellectuals voiced their . "An ivory tower no more! In this lively, perceptive, and timely book, LaDale Winling puts higher education back where it belongs—at the center of American urban and metropolitan history. An essential read for all interested in the past—and future—of cities and the colleges and universities that shape them."—Margaret O'Mara, University.

  Book Review: Professor X, who first told tales from college writing courses in an essay in the Atlantic, tackles the subject in book form in 'In the Basement of the Ivory Tower.' Business California. Lowenthal, David. "From the Tower of Babel to the Ivory Tower." In Heritage, Memory & Identity, edited by Helmut Anheier and Yudhishthir R. Isar, , The Cultures and Globalization Series 4. London: SAGE Publications Ltd, doi: /n Lowenthal, David. "From the Tower of Babel to the Ivory Tower.".

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Jason Brennan is the Flanagan Family Professor at Georgetown University. He is the author of ten books, including When All Else Fails and In Defense of Openness. Phillip W. Magness is a Senior Research Fellow at the American Institute for Economic Research in Great Barrington, Massachusetts.

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Upending the Ivory Tower illuminates how the Black Power movement, which was borne out of an effort to edify the most disfranchised of the black masses, also took root in the hallowed halls of America’s most esteemed institutions of higher education.

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