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Title The university : an illustrated history / edited by Fernando Tejerina

Publ Info [Place of publication not identified] : Turner ; New York : In association with Overlook Duckworth, 2011
 CCE Main Collection  LA173 .U5513 2011    AVAILABLE
 J&W-Prov. Harborside Grad Ed.  LA173 .U5513 2011    AVAILABLE
 RWU Main Library  LA173 .U5513 2011    AVAILABLE
Common Titl Serie Universidad. English
Descript 433 pages : illustrations (some color), portraits ; 29 cm
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Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 410-418) and index
Contents I. Science in antiquity : Science in the ancient world and its transmission to the west / César Chaparro ; University education in imperial China / Andreas Janousch ; Science and learning in the Muslim age / Julio Samsò ; The madrassa / Antonio Malpica -- II. The birth of an institution : Europe and the universities / Mariano Peset ; The Colleges of Bologna / Gian Paolo Brizzi ; Oxford and Cambridge: the foundation of the colleges / Elisabeth Leedham-Green -- III. Humanism and reform in the university : Universities in the age of the Habsburgs / Mariano Peset ; Cervantes and the University in Spain's golden age / Luís E. Rodríguez-San Pedro Bezares ; Students: well-schooled rogues / José Luis Peset and Elena Hernández Sandoica -- IV. University , enlightenment and liberalism : From the enlightenment to liberalism / Mariano Peset ; Students in the eighteenth century / Margarita Torremocha Hernández ; The German and English models / Ignacio Sotelo -- V. The university in the Americas : Three centuries of founding universities in colonial Latin America / Iván Escamilla González ; Education in ancient Mexico / Alicia Mayer ; Places of learning of the Mexica and Inca peoples / Pablo Escalante ; Science in Inca culture / Manuel Burga ; Jesuit universities in Latin America / Luis Ugalde -- The university in Latin America and the Caribbean / Juan Ramón de la Fuente ; Higher education in Mexico / José Narro Robles and Lourdes Chehaibar Nádar ; Higher education in Brazil / Adolph José Melfi and Shozo Motoyama -- Universities in North America / John R. Thelin ; The University of Scotland: seed of North American's / Timothy O'Shea ; The future of the humanities in North American universities / Enrique García Santo-Tomás --
VI. The mass university : The university in the world and the modern university / Josep M. Bricall ; Soviet regime and the university / Joseb Jârab ; University and technological development / Francesc Santacana i Martorell ; The Erasmus Programme, a keystone in European cooperation and exchange / Hans de Wit -- VII. Towards a knowledge-intensive society : The university in the twenty-first century: challenges and uncertainties / Manuel J. Tello ; Research institutes and knowledge transfer: a Scandinavian perspective / Gustaf A. Söderlind ; African universities in the twenty-first century / Goolam Mohamedbhai ; World-class universities / Suely Vilela ; The creation of a knowledge economy: the role of universities in India / B.B. Bhattacharya ; Towards new models of university cooperation and technology in the European Union / Gonzalo León ; The international reach of UK universities: at the beginning of the twenty-first century / Steve Smith -- The development of the Chinese universities: rising stars in the twenty-first century / Jie Yin -- VIII. The university and architecture : University, space and utopia / Pablo Campos Calvo-Sotelo
LC subject Universities and colleges -- History
Education, Higher -- History
Add Author Tejerina, Fernando
ISBN 9781590206447 (US)
1590206444 (US)
9780715640838 (UK)
0715640836 (UK)
9788475069524 (Turner)
8475069525 (Turner)