By Ralph D. Christy
The 1890 Land-Grant associations are a legacy of what will be entire with little greater than a decided, tenacious dedication to outlive and excel. despite unequal monetary aid, they've got succeeded in setting up and construction caliber resident educational and extension courses on a par with these of different schools and universities now not pain a similar financial obstacles. As proven all through this quantity, the 1890 associations have collected a magnificent checklist of accomplishment within the components of agricultural study, cooperative extension, improvement of rural groups' aid structures, human assets improvement, resident guideline, overseas improvement, and expertise and knowledge transfer.
In assessing the present nation of the colleges and looking out to the long run, the authors search methods of creating upon their strengths and traditions and discover replacement institutional designs to reinforce the prestige and possibilities for African American agricultural scientists and pros less than relatively new situations. A Century of Service should be of curiosity to social historians, black reviews experts, agricultural scientists, and educators.
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A Century of Service: Land-Grant Colleges and Universities, 1890-1990 by Ralph D. Christy