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|Statement||John R. Thelin.|
|LC Classifications||LA226 .T46|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||90 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||90|
|ISBN 10||0870733761, 087073377X|
|LC Control Number||76374931|
The cultivation of ivy: a saga of the college in America. [John R Thelin] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Book: All Authors / Contributors: John R Thelin. Find more information about: ISBN: X OCLC Number. Growing Up Ivy book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Commended for the Best Books for Kids and Teens Living in grim /5. The popular image of the Ivy League is one of a slightly awesome bastion of the well-born, well-bred, and soon-to-be-powerful or, less charitably, a haven for "the effete, unAmerican, and hopelessly bookish." This pervasive idea of collegiate personality is analyzed, tracing the evolution of the Ivy League from an incongruous array of unselective schools to the self-consciously elite and. English ivy (Hedera helix) is a very vigorous and aggressive woody evergreen rs, English ivy is used as an ornamental ground-cover or elegant green covering for stone or brick walls. This is the plant that inspired the Ivy League colleges nickname. English ivy is also a very popular indoor houseplant or for use in outdoor hanging baskets.
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