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Title A history of the university in the Europe. Volume IV, Universities since 1945 / editor, Walter Rüegg.
Imprint Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2011.

Series A history of the university in Europe ; 4
History of the university in Europe ; v. 4.
Subject Universities and colleges -- Europe -- History -- 20th century.
Universities and colleges -- Europe -- History -- 21st century.
Education, Higher -- Europe -- History -- 20th century.
Education, Higher -- Europe -- History -- 21st cenutry.
Alt Name Rüegg, Walter.
Add Title Universities since 1945
Description 1 online resource (xxiv, 635 pages) : illustrations.
Summary "This is the final volume in a four-part series covering the development of the university in Europe (east and west) from its origins to the present day, focusing on a number of major themes viewed from a European perspective. The originality of the series lies in its comparative, interdisciplinary, collaborative and transnational nature. It deals also with the content of what was taught at the universities, but its main purpose is an appreciation of the role and structures of the universities as seen against a backdrop of changing conditions, ideas and values. This volume deals with the reconstruction and epoch-making expansion of higher education after 1945, which led to the triumph of modern science. It traces the development of the relationship between universities and national states, teachers and students, their ambitions and political activities. Special attention is paid to fundamental changes in the content of teaching at the universities"-- Provided by publisher.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Machine generated contents note: Foreword Walter Rüegg; Part I. Themes and Patterns: 1. Themes Walter Rüegg; 2. Patterns Guy Neave; Part II. Structures: 3. Relations with authority Walter Rüegg and Jan Sadlack; 4. Management and resources Geoffrey Lockwood; 5. Teachers Thomas Finkenstaedt; Part III. Students: 6. Admission A.H. Halsey; 7. Curriculum, students, education Sheldon Rothblatt; 8. Student movements and political activism Louis Vos; 9. Graduation and careers Ulrich Teichler; Part IV. Learning: 10. Social sciences, history and law Notker Hammerstein and Dirk Heirbaut; 11. The mathematical, exact sciences John Ziman; 12. The biological sciences Herbert Macgregor; 13. Earth sciences Gordon Craig and S.K. Monro; 14. Medicine John Ellis; 15. Technology Christopher Watson; Epilogue: prospects for the universities: a personal view Andris Barblan; Appendix: universities founded in Europe between 1945 and 1995 Walter Rüegg.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9780511933141 (electronic bk.)
0511933142 (electronic bk.)
9781316086896 (e-book)
OCLC # 702371004
Additional Format Print version: History of the university in the Europe. Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2010 9780521361088 (DLC) 2010030058 (OCoLC)149066120

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