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The European and American University Since 1800 Sheldon Rothblatt

The European and American University Since 1800

Sheldon Rothblatt

Published January 28th 1993
ISBN : 9780521431651
Hardcover
384 pages
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 About the Book 

Universities are said to be the powerhouses of modern society. They educate our leaders and advance our basic knowledge of nature and society. The essays in this book discuss how universities work, and have worked, in relation to other parts of theMoreUniversities are said to be the powerhouses of modern society. They educate our leaders and advance our basic knowledge of nature and society. The essays in this book discuss how universities work, and have worked, in relation to other parts of the higher education system and in the context of their historical development. The authors are particularly interested in complexity as it affects universities, the professions and government, and exercise comparative analysis in assessing the functioning, the success and the significance of universities.