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The rise of the research university : a sourcebook /

edited by Louis Menand, Paul Reitter, and Chad Wellmon.

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Names: Menand, Louis, | Reitter, Paul, | Wellmon, Chad,
Published: Chicago ; London : The University of Chicago Press, [2017]
Topics: Universities and colleges - History - 19th century - Sources. | Universities and colleges - United States - History - 19th century - Sources. | Universities and colleges - Germany - History - 19th century - Sources. | Education, Higher - Germany - Philosophy. | Education, Higher - United States - Philosophy. | Education, Higher - United States - German influences. | Education, Higher - Aims and objectives.
Regions: Germany. | United States.
Genres: History. | Sources.
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245 04|aThe rise of the research university :|ba sourcebook /|cedited by Louis Menand, Paul Reitter, and Chad Wellmon.
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505 00|gGerman research universities.|tReport to King Friedrich Wilhelm II of Germany /|gFriedrich Gedike --|tOn the importance of Protestant universities in Germany /|rJohann David Michaelis --|tWhat is universal history and why study it? An inaugural academic lecture /|rFriedrich Schiller -- Occasional thoughts on German universities in the German sense /|rFriedrich Schleiermacher --|tA plan, deduced from first principles, for an institution of higher learning to be established in Berlin, connected to and subordinate to an academy of sciences /|rJ.G. Fichte --|tLectures on the method of academic study /|rF.W.J. Schelling --|tOn Germany's educational system /|rWilhelm von Humboldt --|gAmericans abroad and returning.|tLetters to Thomas Jefferson and Edward Everett /|rGeorge Ticknor and George Bancroft --|tAmerican colleges and German universities /|rRichard Theodore Ely --|tOn German universities /|rHenry Tappan --|tGerman universities: a narrative of personal experience /|rJames M. Hart --|gAmerican adaptations.|tThe Morrill Act --|tThe utility of universities /|rDaniel Coit Gilman --|tOpening exercises /|rG. Stanley Hall --|tThe relations of the national and state governments to advanced education /|rAndrew D. White --|tThe university and democracy /|rWilliam Rainey Harper --|gUndergraduate education in the university.|tThe new education /|rCharles William Eliot --|tInaugural address /|rNoah Porter --|tLiberty in education /|rCharles William Eliot --|tThe new departure in college education, being a reply to president Eliot's defence of it /|rJames McCosh --|tOn the future of our educational institutions /|rFriedrich Nietzsche --|gDiversity and inclusion: female university students.|tDiversity and inclusion: introduction --|tHigher schools for girls and their mission: companion essay /|rHelene Lange --|tWomen at the German universities: letters to the editor of the nation /|rJ.B.S. and M.F.K --|tDecree on the admission of women to universities --|gGeneral education.|tGeneral education: introduction --|tEditorial: a focus for freshmen /|rCharles Sears Baldwin --|tThe new freshman course in Columbia College /|rJohn J. Coss --|tGeneral education /|rRobert Maynard Hutchins --|tThe higher learning in a democracy /|rHarry D. Gideonse.
520 8 |aThe modern research university is a global institution with a rich history that stretches into an ivy-laden past, but for as much as we think we know about that past, most of the writings that have recorded it are scattered across many archives and, in many cases, have yet to be translated into English. With this book, Paul Reitter, Chad Wellmon, and Louis Menand bring a wealth of these important texts together, assembling a fascinating collection of primary sources many translated into English for the first time that outline what would become the university as we know it. The editors focus on the development of American universities such as Cornell, Johns Hopkins, Harvard, and the Universities of Chicago, California, and Michigan. Looking to Germany, they translate a number of seminal sources that formulate the shape and purpose of the university and place them next to hard-to-find English-language texts that took the German university as their inspiration, one that they creatively adapted, often against stiff resistance. Enriching these texts with short but insightful essays that contextualize their importance, the editors offer an accessible portrait of the early research university, one that provides invaluable insights not only into the historical development of higher learning but also its role in modern society.
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