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Empires of ideas : creating the modern university from Germany to America to China

Empires of ideas : creating the modern university from Germany to America to China (Loan 1 times)

Material type
단행본
Personal Author
Kirby, William C., author.
Title Statement
Empires of ideas : creating the modern university from Germany to America to China / William C. Kirby.
Publication, Distribution, etc
Cambridge, Massachusetts :   The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press,   2022.  
Physical Medium
xi, 492 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
ISBN
9780674737716
요약
"The United States is the global leader in higher education, but this was not always the case and may not remain so. William Kirby examines sources of-and threats to-US higher education supremacy and charts the rise of Chinese competitors. Yet Chinese institutions also face problems, including a state that challenges the commitment to free inquiry"--
Content Notes
Introduction: The "world-class" university -- The university in Germany: a historical introduction -- The modern original: the University of Berlin -- Truth, justice, and freedom in a Cold War world: the Free University of Berlin -- The rise and challenges of American research universities -- Rising through change and through storm: Harvard University -- Public mission, private funding: the University of California, Berkeley -- Outrageous ambitions: Duke University -- A Chinese century? The revival and rise of Chinese universities -- From preparatory academy to national flagship: Tsinghua University -- The burden of history: Nanjing university -- Asia's global university? The University of Hong Kong.
Bibliography, Etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Subject Added Entry-Topical Term
Universities and colleges --Germany --History. Universities and colleges --United States --History. Universities and colleges --China --History. Education, Higher --Germany --History. Education, Higher --United States --German influences. Education, Higher --China --History.
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650 0 ▼a Education, Higher ▼z United States ▼x German influences.
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