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Postwar Cornell - How the Greatest Generation Transformed a University 1944-1952

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Postwar Cornell: How the Greatest Generation Transformed a University 1944-1952 - by Brad Edmondson Published by Cayuga Lake Books, 2015 Brad Edmondson’s new book brings to life the crisis that re-made American Higher education in the years after World War II. Enrollment at Cornell University increased 40 percent between May and October 1946, and most of the new students were war veterans. Postwar Cornell takes readers on “a marvelous journey back in time”, according to foreword author Isaac Kramnick. “to the era when present-day Cornell was born”.

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