International Studies and Academic Enterprise: A Chapter in the Enclosure of American Learning

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International Studies and Academic Enterprise: A Chapter in the Enclosure of American Learning

By Robert A. McCaughey
Columbia University Press, 1984
301 pp. $28.00
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This detailed and well-documented history of the growth of international and foreign area studies in the United States emphasizes the stimulus of World War II and the largesse of the Ford Foundation in the 1950s and 1960s. The "enclosure" in the subtitle refers to the concentration of such studies in the universities.