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Failing the future

a dean looks at higher education in the twenty-first century

by Annette Kolodny

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Published by Duke University Press in Durham .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.,
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Education, Higher -- Aims and objectives -- United States,
    • Education, Higher -- Social aspects -- United States,
    • Education, Higher -- United States -- Administration

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [281]-289) and index.

      StatementAnnette Kolodny.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsLA227.4 .K65 1998
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxi, 298 p. ;
      Number of Pages298
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL690676M
      ISBN 100822321866
      LC Control Number97037781

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        Perhaps the book’s most consistent theme is that liberal analysts and the media have often failed to understand conservative sentiment. Midterm .   Throughout history man has been making predictions of the future. With the advent of technology, the predictions moved away from religious topics to scientific and technological. Unfortunately for the speakers, many of these failed predictions have been recorded for all future generations to laugh at. Here is a selection of the 30 best.


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