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A history of Georgetown University

Robert Emmett Curran

A history of Georgetown University

by Robert Emmett Curran

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Published by Georgetown University Press in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Georgetown University -- History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementRobert Emmett Curran ; foreword by John J. DeGioia.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsLD1961.G52 C88 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationv. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23928483M
    ISBN 109781589016880, 9781589016897, 9781589016903, 9781589016910
    LC Control Number2009030489

    Georgetown University, the oldest Catholic university in America, is located in Washington, D.C. Founded in and chartered by Congress in , Georgetown experienced many of the same trials faced by the United States, and like the country, triumphed to enjoy extended prestige and prosperity. Georgetown University is a photographic journey through the school's first . Subjects: e-Book Collection, Gender Studies, History "The Humanities E-Book collection (formerly the History E-Book Project) is a fully searchable collection of high-quality books, primarily in history and Women's Studies, that have been recommended and reviewed by historians.

    Georgetown University Global Irish Studies and the Department of History, in association with the American Writers Museum, proudly present “Why History Still Matters: Language, Law, and the Maamtrasna Murders.” A lecture by Prof. Margaret Kelleher, Chair of Anglo-Irish Literature and Drama at University College Dublin, on the subject of her award-winning recent book, a study [ ]. The Bicentennial History of Georgetown University: From academy to university, Robert Emmett Curran Georgetown University Press, - Education - pages.

    Adam Rothman is a Professor in the History Department. Adam studies the history of the United States from the Revolution to the Civil War, and the history of slavery and abolition in the Atlantic world. He teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in Atlantic history, 19th century U.S history, and the history of slavery.   The seemingly innocuous book included in the report was Legion, William Peter Blatty’s sequel to The Exorcist was included in the list. A Georgetown spokesperson told a student reporter that the decision to remove the books from the libraries was made out of concern for the sensitivity of the university’s students and staff.


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