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Products for grant AQ-50786-12

NEH Enduring Questions Course on "What Is the Role of Reading in Human Life?"
Stuart Patterson, Shimer College

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Why - and What - Should We Read? (Web Resource)
Title: Why - and What - Should We Read?
Author: Stuart Patterson
Abstract: This is a website designed as a general resource for students in the course "Why - and What - Should We Read?" Secondarily, it is intended to serve as a resource for Shimer College students and faculty, providing historical background on various aspects of the material culture and social history of texts and topics covered in the College's "great books" curriculum.
Year: 2015
Primary URL:
Primary URL Description: This website is currently hosted at I chose this option as the best way to begin building the site without having to learn the processes involved in more independent hosting while creating a baseline of content for the site. I intend to move the site to a hosting service that will allow me to add more features to the website than the current host allows.