A Student’s Plea to Professor North: An Episode in Academic Politics and Interdisciplinarity in the Reagan Years

Center for the History of Political Economy at Duke University Working Paper Series, 2021

6 Pages Posted: 26 Feb 2022

Date Written: December 28, 2021

Abstract

This paper introduces and reproduces a letter written to Douglass North asking for support against the closing of the sociology department at Washington University in St. Louis.

Keywords: Douglass North, Melissa Tarr, Martin Israel, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University

Suggested Citation

Almeida, Rafael Galvão de, A Student’s Plea to Professor North: An Episode in Academic Politics and Interdisciplinarity in the Reagan Years (December 28, 2021). Center for the History of Political Economy at Duke University Working Paper Series, 2021, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3995548 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.3995548

Rafael Galvão de Almeida (Contact Author)

Federal University of Minas Gerais (UFMG) ( email )

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Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais 31270-901
Brazil

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