Universities in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries (1800-1945) / editor, Walter Rüegg.

Published
  • Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press 2004
Physical description
1 online resource (774 p.)
ISBN
  • 1-316-08460-4
  • 1-280-70204-4
  • 0-511-23036-2
  • 0-511-23113-X
  • 0-511-22872-4
  • 0-511-31646-1
  • 0-511-22956-9
Notes
  • Description based upon print version of record.
  • English
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents
  • COVER; HALF-TITLE; SERIES-TITLE; TITLE; COPYRIGHT; DEDICATION; CONTENTS; CONTRIBUTORS AND EDITORS; READER'S GUIDE; BIBLIOGRAPHICAL ABBREVIATIONS USED IN THE NOTES; FOREWORD; ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS; CHAPTER 1 THEMES; CHAPTER 2 PATTERNS; CHAPTER 3 RELATIONS WITH AUTHORITY; CHAPTER 4 RESOURCES AND MANAGEMENT; CHAPTER 5 TEACHERS; CHAPTER 6 THE DIFFUSION OF EUROPEAN MODELS OUTSIDE EUROPE; CHAPTER 7 ADMISSION; CHAPTER 8 STUDENT MOVEMENTS; CHAPTER 9 GRADUATION AND CAREERS; CHAPTER 10 THEOLOGY AND THE ARTS; CHAPTER 11 HISTORY AND THE SOCIAL SCIENCES; CHAPTER 12 THE MATHEMATICAL AND THE EXACT SCIENCES
  • CHAPTER 13 BIOLOGY AND THE EARTH SCIENCESCHAPTER 14 MEDICINE; CHAPTER 15 TECHNOLOGY; EPILOGUE UNIVERSITIES AND WAR IN THE TWENTIETH CENTURY; EUROPEAN UNIVERSITIES AND SIMILAR INSTITUTIONS IN EXISTENCE BETWEEN 1812 AND THE END OF 1944: A CHRONOLOGICAL LIST; NAME INDEX; SUBJECT INDEX
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Genre
  • Bibliography
  • Electronic books.
  • text
Language
  • English
  • This book tells the success story of the modern research university in Europe and its expansion to other continents. By focusing on the freedom of scientific research, teaching and study, the medieval university structure was modernised and enabled discoveries to become a professional, bureaucratically-regulated activity of the university.

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