Includes bibliographical references (pages 351-362) and index.
Institutions. Oxford and Cambridge. Harvard : school of the Puritans. Yale : precarious orthodoxy. William and Mary : beleaguered Anglicanism. College of New Jersey : the dangerous middle. King's College : battle for New York. College of Philadelphia : perils of neutrality. Three from the awakening : Queen's College, Rhode Island College, Dartmouth college. Harvard II : a liberal turn -- Politics, Revolution, and intellectual culture. The colleges and the Revolution : New England. The colleges and the Revolution : South and Middle --Postscript.