Extension Division and Adult Education

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Allen, James Sloan. The Romance of Commerce and Culture: Capitalism, Modernism, and the Chicago-Aspen Crusade for Cultural Reform. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1983.

Beam, Alex. A Great Idea at the Time: The Rise, Fall, and Curious Afterlife of the Great Books. New York: Public Affairs, 2008.

Beck, Kenneth Nathaniel. "The American Institute of Sacred Literature: A Historical Analysis of an Adult Education Institution." Ph.D. dissertation, University of Chicago, 1968.

Cook, Sandra Averitt. "The Origins of Evening Undergraduate Education in Chicago, 1891-1939." Ph.D. dissertation, Loyola University of Chicago, 1993.

Fay, Maureen Anne. "Origins and Early Development of the University of Chicago Extension Division, 1892-1911." PhD. dissertation, University of Chicago, 1976.

Hyman, Sidney. The Aspen Idea. Norman, Okla.: University of Oklahoma Press, 1975.

Kogan, Herman. The Great EB: The Story of the Encyclopaedia Britannica. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1958.

Lacy, Tim. The Dream of a Democratic Culture: Mortimer J. Adler and the Great Books Idea. New York: Palgrave MacMillan, 2013.

Moulton, W. Fiddian. Richard Green Moulton, Professor of Literary Theory and Interpretation in the University of Chicago: A Memoir by His Nephew. Foreword by Sir Michael E. Sadler. London: Epworth Press, 1926.

Rubin, Joan Shelley. The Making of Middlebrow Culture. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1992.