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Author Name    WITMER, Lightner

Title   THE NEARING CASE. The Limitation of Academic Freedom at the University of Pennsylvania By Act of the Board of Trustees, June 14, 1915

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Nr Fine

Jacket Condition   No Dj Called for

Edition   Reprint

Size   8vo

Publisher   New York Da Capo Press 1974

Seller ID   900789

xxi+xviii+123pp. Navy cloth with gilt titles. Bookplate inside cover. A very nice unabridged reprint of the edition first published in 1915 with new Foreword by Stephen Whitfield, Bradeis University. When Scott Nearing was dismissed by the trustees of the University of Pennsylvania in 1915, the events became a landmark in the struggle to teach freely. His colleague, Lightner Witmer, published the story and made the public aware of the process of decision-making at a major American university.

True Crime Criminology Americana Socialism Labor Unions American social history teaching methods American universities Freedom of Speech American education

Price = 15.00 GBP

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