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- DescriptionPresents the history of black colleges and universities in America. This work tells the story of educational institutions that offer African Americans an opportunity to transcend the legacy of slavery while also bearing its burden. It offers a portrait of the distinctive place black colleges and universities have occupied in American history.
- Author BiographyHenry N. Drewry is Senior Advisor to the Mellon Foundation, where he was a program officer from 1988 to 1997. He served on the Board of Trustees of Talladega College, and has taught at both the college and high-school level. He was Director of the Teacher Preparation Program and Lecturer in History at Princeton University. Humphrey Doermann is Assistant to the President and Research Associate in Economics at Macalester College. He was Director of Admissions and chief staff budget officer for the Harvard Faculty of Arts and Sciences. He served as President of the Bush Foundation, and is the author of two books on college admissions and financial aid.
- PrizesWinner of Association of American Publishers/Professional and Scholarly Publishing: Sociology and Anthropology 2001.
- Author(s)Henry N. Drewry,Humphrey Doermann
- PublisherPrinceton University Press
- Date of Publication13/10/2003
- GenreHistory: Specific Subjects
- Place of PublicationNew Jersey
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintPrinceton University Press
- Content Note62 tables. 2 line illus.
- Weight542 g
- Width152 mm
- Height229 mm
- Spine20 mm
- Format DetailsTrade paperback (US)
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