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Title University jubilees and university history writing : a challenging relationship / edited by Pieter Dhondt.
Imprint Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2015.

Series Scientific and learned cultures and their institutions, 2352-1325 ; volume 13
History of science and medicine library. Scientific and learned cultures and their institutions ; volume 13. 2352-1325
Subject Universities and colleges -- Europe -- History.
Anniversaries -- History.
Universities and colleges -- Europe -- Historiography.
Anniversaries -- Historiography.
Historiography -- Europe -- History.
Europe -- Intellectual life.
Europe -- History, Local.
Alt Name Dhondt, Pieter, 1976-
Description 1 online resource (xi, 255 pages) : illustrations.
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Contents Introduction: University history writing : more than a history of jubilees? / Pieter Dhondt -- Part 1. University history writing as part of the jubilee -- Great anniversaries, two lost opportunities Charles University in Prague, 1848 and 1948 / Marek Duri'anskj and Pieter Dhondt -- The Royal Frederik University in Kristiania in 1911 : intellectual beacon of the North, or "North Germanic" provincial university? / Jorunn SemFure -- Commitment, reserve and self-assertion : the celebration of patriotic anniversaries in Russian and German universities, 1912-13 / Trude Maurer -- Academic ceremonies and celebrations at the Romanian University of Cluj, 1919-2009 / Ana-Maria Stan -- Part 2. University history writing on the occasion of a jubilee -- 1968 as a turning point in Trondheim's University history / Thomas Brandt -- University history research at the University of Leipzig / Jonas Flater -- Part 3. University history writing beyond the jubilee -- The Humboldtian tradition : the German university transformed, 1800-1945 / Johan Ostling -- French academia in a prosopographic perspective : a collaborative joint project / Emmanuelle Picard -- University history as part of the history of education / Pieter Dhondt.
Summary Through various case studies, this book shows the continuity of the close relationship between jubilees and university historiography and the impact of this interaction on the jubilee publications and academic heritage. Yet it also goes beyond the jubilee by presenting three other ways of writing university history.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9789004265073 (electronic bk.)
9004265074 (electronic bk.)
9004216960 (hardback ; acid-free paper)
9789004216969 (hardback ; acid-free paper)
OCLC # 894171676
Additional Format Print version: University jubilees and university history writing. Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2015 9789004216969 (DLC) 2014034784 (OCoLC)891324430

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