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A History of the University in Europe

Volume 3. Universities in the Nineteenth and Early Twentieth Centuries (1800–1945)

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Part of A History of the University in Europe

Walter Rüegg, Christopher Charle, Paul Gerbod, Matti Klinge, Edward Shils, John Roberts, Fritz Ringer, Lieve Gevers, Louis Vos, Konrad H. Jarausch, Asa Briggs, Paul Blockstaele, Anto Leikola, Antonie M. Luyendijk-Elshout, Anna Guagnini, Notker Hammerstein
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  • Date Published: October 2004
  • availability: Available
  • format: Hardback
  • isbn: 9780521361071

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  • By focusing on the freedom of scientific research, teaching and study, the medieval university structure was modernized and enabled discoveries to become a professional, bureaucratically-regulated activity of the university. This opened the way for the victorious march of the natural sciences, and led to student movements--resulting in the university being ultimately cast in the role of a citadel of political struggle in a world-wide fight for freedom. Also available: Volume 1: Universities in the Middle Ages 0-521-36105-2 Hardback $140.00 C Volume 2: Universities in Early Modern Europe (1500-1800) 0-521-36106-0 Hardback $130.00 C

    • A further long-awaited volume in the distinguished 'History of the University in Europe' series
    • Contains in-depth essays by internationally well-known authors on key questions in university education from 1800 to World War II
    • Makes a unique contribution to the development of social and intellectual thought, and to the history of education
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    • Date Published: October 2004
    • format: Hardback
    • isbn: 9780521361071
    • length: 776 pages
    • dimensions: 230 x 162 x 53 mm
    • weight: 1.36kg
    • contains: 20 tables
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    Foreword Walter Rüegg
    Part I. Themes and Patterns:
    1. Themes Walter Rüegg
    2. Patterns Christopher Charle
    Part II. Structures:
    3. Relations with authority Paul Gerbod
    4. Resources and management Paul Gerbod
    5. Teachers Matti Klinge
    6. The diffusion of European models outside Europe Edward Shils and John Roberts
    Part III. Students:
    7. Admission Fritz Ringer
    8. Student movements Lieve Gevers and Louis Vos
    9. Graduation and careers Konrad H. Jarausch
    Part IV. Learning:
    10. Theology and the arts Walter Rüegg
    11. History and the social sciences Asa Briggs
    12. The mathematical and the exact sciences Paul Blockstaele
    13. Biological and geosciences Anto Leikola
    14. Medicine Antonie M. Luyendijk-Elshout
    15. Technology Anna Guagnini
    Epilogue: universities and war in the twentieth century Notker Hammerstein.

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    Walter Rüegg, Universität Bern, Switzerland
    Walter Rüegg is Professor Emeritus of Sociology at the University of Berne, Switzerland.

    Contributors

    Walter Rüegg, Christopher Charle, Paul Gerbod, Matti Klinge, Edward Shils, John Roberts, Fritz Ringer, Lieve Gevers, Louis Vos, Konrad H. Jarausch, Asa Briggs, Paul Blockstaele, Anto Leikola, Antonie M. Luyendijk-Elshout, Anna Guagnini, Notker Hammerstein

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