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Introduction

R. D. Anderson

in European Universities from the Enlightenment to 1914

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198206606
eISBN:
9780191717307
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206606.003.0021
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This introductory chapter places the book in the context of recent scholarly work in university history, and outlines its structure. It argues that the years around 1870 were an important turning ... More


The University of Chicago: A History

John W. Boyer

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226242514
eISBN:
9780226242651
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226242651.001.0001
Subject:
Education, History of Education

This book is a history of the University of Chicago, from its first founding in 1857 through its re-founding in 1890 till today. It presents the story of the emergence and growth of a complex ... More


The Recombinant University: Genetic Engineering and the Emergence of Stanford Biotechnology

Doogab Yi

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780226143835
eISBN:
9780226216119
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226216119.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This book examines the history of biotechnology when it was new, especially when it was synonymous with recombinant DNA technology. I focus on the academic community in the San Francisco Bay Area ... More


Introduction

Stephen Menn and Justin E. H. Smith

in Anton Wilhelm Amo's Philosophical Dissertations on Mind and Body

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780197501627
eISBN:
9780197501658
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197501627.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

The life of Anton Wilhelm Amo is summarized, with close attention to the archival documents that establish key moments in his biography. Next the history of Amo’s reception is considered, from the ... More


Rainer Christoph Schwinges (ed.), Examen, Titel, Promotionen. Akademisches und staatliches Qualifikationswesen vom 13. bis zum 21. Jahrhundert. (Veröffentlichungen der Gesellschaft für Universitäts- und Wissenschaftsgeschichte 7, Basel, 2007); Rainer A. Müller, Bilder—Daten—Promotionen. Studien zum Promotionswesen an deutschen Universitäten der frühen Neuzeit, ed. Hans-Christoph Liess and Rüdiger von Bruch (Stuttgart, 2007)

Joseph S. Freedman

in History of Universities: Volume XXV/2

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199694044
eISBN:
9780191804861
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199694044.003.0009
Subject:
History, Cultural History

The topic of the conferral of academic degrees, despite being a basic function of universities throughout their history, has received very little scholarly attention. This chapter looks at a text, ... More


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