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The Cartographic Consolidation of America

Susan Schulten

in Mapping the Nation: History and Cartography in Nineteenth-Century America

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780226740683
eISBN:
9780226740706
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226740706.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

While the Civil War was raging, physician Edwin Leigh tried to map the strength of slavery. Enthralled by the power of maps to visualize data, Leigh wanted to gauge the power of slavery in Missouri. ... More


Daniel Coit Gilman and the Model for a Modern University

George M. Marsden

in The Soul of the American University Revisited: From Protestant to Postsecular

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
August 2021
ISBN:
9780190073312
eISBN:
9780190073343
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190073312.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society, History of Christianity

Daniel Coit Gilman became the founding president of The Johns Hopkins University in 1876. There he established what became the model for modern American universities. Gilman had similar New England ... More


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