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Learning to Live Together

Donald W. Katzner

in At the Edge of Camelot

Published in print May 2011 | ISBN: 9780199765355
Published online September 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199896806 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199765355.003.0008
Learning to Live Together

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The process by which the tensions in the Economics Department were eliminated and the radicals and nonradicals learned to live with and even appreciate each other took several years. It involved, in part, three major battles between the radical graduate students and the Departmental faculty. And the end result was a lively and exciting intellectual environment in which faculty generally interacted with, and contributed to, each other in their work.

Keywords: graduate students; Economics Department; nonradicals; radicals; intellectual environment; faculty

Chapter.  5795 words. 

Subjects: Economic History

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