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Beneath the Ivory Tower: The Archaeology of Academia

Russell K. Skowronek and Kenneth E. Lewis (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034225
eISBN:
9780813039602
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034225.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

As a discipline, archaeology often provides amazing insights into the past. But it can also illuminate the present, especially when investigations are undertaken to better examine the history of ... More


A Shared Identity: Colonial Colleges and the Shaping of Pre-Revolutionary Thought

Craig Bruce Smith

in American Honor: The Creation of the Nation's Ideals during the Revolutionary Era

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781469638836
eISBN:
9781469638850
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469638836.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter looks at the dissemination of these ethics by America’s colleges through honor codes, disciplinary measures, books, and classroom lessons. American schools became instrumental in ... More


Love, Let, and Life: An Archaeology of Tennis at the College of William and Mary

DONALD SADLER

in Beneath the Ivory Tower: The Archaeology of Academia

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034225
eISBN:
9780813039602
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034225.003.0011
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

The College of William and Mary began in 1693 and followed only Harvard University as the country's first seat of higher learning. The increasing number of incoming students required that William and ... More


The Founding of the ACC

J. Samuel Walker

in ACC Basketball: The Story of the Rivalries, Traditions, and Scandals of the First Two Decades of the Atlantic Coast Conference

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807835036
eISBN:
9781469602578
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807869123_walker.6
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter discusses point shaving in college basketball and the violations of academic standards by football coaches at the College of William and Mary. These were sources of immense concern to ... More


The Crisis in College Sports, 1951

J. Samuel Walker

in ACC Basketball: The Story of the Rivalries, Traditions, and Scandals of the First Two Decades of the Atlantic Coast Conference

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807835036
eISBN:
9781469602578
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807869123_walker.5
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter shows how John E. Hocutt, the dean of men at the College of William and Mary in Williamsburg, Virginia, customarily met individually with all male students near the end of their ... More


Introduction

Alfred L. Brophy

in University, Court, and Slave: Proslavery Academic Thought and Southern Jurisprudence, 1831–1861

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780199964239
eISBN:
9780190625931
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199964239.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century, Political History

Beginning with Nathan Beverley Tucker, a professor at William and Mary, this chapter introduces the key themes of the book: that southern academics developed lengthy defenses of slavery based on ... More


The Rebel and the Professor: Nat Turner, Thomas Roderick Dew, and the Utility of Slavery

Alfred L. Brophy

in University, Court, and Slave: Proslavery Academic Thought and Southern Jurisprudence, 1831–1861

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780199964239
eISBN:
9780190625931
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199964239.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century, Political History

The Nat Turner rebellion of August 1831 sets this book in motion. In the wake of the violence of the rebellion and the brutal reprisals in its aftermath, the Virginia legislature debated a gradual ... More


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