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Title A global history of research education : disciplines, institutions, and nations, 1840-1950 / edited by Ku-ming Chang and Alan Rocke.

Publication Info. Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2021.


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Edition First edition.
Description 1 online resource (400 pages) : illustrations (black and white).
Series History of universities series ; volume XXXIV/1
History of universities series ; volume XXXIV/1.
Note This edition also issued in print: 2021.
"This is an open access publication, available online and distributed under the terms of a Creative Commons Attribution - Non Commercial - No Derivatives 4.0 International licence (CC BY-NC-ND 4.0)"--Title page verso.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary This volume contains the customary mix of learned articles which makes this publication an indispensable tool for the historian of higher education. It offers a global history of research education in the ninteenth and twentieth centuries.
Audience Specialized.
Note Description based on online resource; title from home page (viewed on August 30, 2021).
Contents Cover -- A Global History of Research Education: Disciplines, Institutions, and Nations, 1840-1950 -- Copyright -- Contents -- List of Figures and Tables -- Figures -- Tables -- Acknowledgements -- Introduction -- 1: Discipline Formation and Research Training: Chicken or Egg? -- Introduction -- 2: Virtues of History: Exercises, Seminars, and the Emergence of the German Historical Discipline, 1830-1900 -- Character and Discipline -- Institutionalizing the Disciplines -- Epistemic Virtues as a Road to the Past -- Historians Past and Present -- Virtues Past and Present -- Institutionalized Exercises -- Virtues and Seminars -- 3: The Rise of Academic Laboratory Science: Chemistry and the 'German Model' in the Nineteenth Century -- Origins of the German Model -- Organic Chemistry and the 1830 Nexus -- The Rise of the Giessen Laboratory: Was It Really New? Was It Really First? -- The Model Pursued in Other German States -- Exportation to Other Countries -- 4: Training Research Mathematicians circa1900: The Cases of the United States, Germany, France, and Great Britain -- Introduction -- The Prussian Universities as a Model -- The Importation of 'the German Model' to the United States -- Influences on France in the Aftermath of the Franco-Prussian War -- Great Britain as a Late-Comerto Graduate Education in Mathematics -- A Comparative Assessment and a Broader Conclusion -- 5: Research Training in the Humanities in British Universities, c.1870-1939: Classical Studies, History, Philosophy -- Introduction -- The British Academy Sample -- The Scholar's Life Cycle and Credentials -- Research Training in Universities: Adapting the BA Degree -- Fellowships, Essay Prizes, Study Abroad -- Post-graduate Research Training in Britain Before 1939.
6: The Année Sociologique as Training Ground for Sociology: Durkheim, Mauss, and the Art of Book Reviewing in Fin de Siècle France -- Introduction -- French University System -- Strategies Going Forward -- A New Strategy: Create a Journal -- Creating Sociology Through Book Reviewing -- Another Aspect of the Strategy: Original Papers -- Placing Group Members in Faculty Positions -- 7: Shaping the Unruly Statistician -- Learning on the Job -- Statistics Was a British Science? Biometry and Statistical Mathematics -- Experiment and Inference -- Disciplines and Professions -- Who is a Statistician? -- 8: The Training and Disciplinary Identity of Linguists in Europe's Long Nineteenth Century -- Introduction -- In the wake of Napoleon -- Establishing Linguistics as a Field -- Saussure's Doctoral Studies -- Saussure's Teaching in Paris, Its Impact on Doctoral Training in Linguistics, and the Role of the Learned Societies -- Saussure and General Linguistics -- Appendix: Examiners' Reports on Saussure's PhD Thesis (my translation: JEJ) -- 9: Field, Ears, and Laboratory: Training Language Scholars, 1920-1940 -- Introduction -- Fieldwork and American Linguistics -- Britain -- France -- Germany -- Conclusion -- 10: Training Researchers in Ibero-America: Early Brazilian Chemists as Case Study -- Introduction -- Birth of Nations and Chemical Research in Spanish-speaking America -- Chemical Research in Argentina and Mexico -- A Country Without Universities: No Institutional Locus for Chemistry in Brazil? -- New University Space for Chemical Research -- Final Remarks -- 11: Inventing Laboratory Science in Meiji Japan -- Introduction -- Making Sense of the Laboratory -- Shiken Shitsu or Jikken Shitsu? Translating 'Laboratory' -- Research Training at the Jikken Shitsu in Tokyo -- Study Abroad -- Conclusion -- 12: Teaching and Research in Colonial Bombay -- Introduction.
The Institutions -- The Bombay Branch of the Royal Asiatic Society -- The Victoria and Albert Industrial Museum -- The University of Bombay -- The Bombay Natural History Society -- The Haffkine Institute -- The Royal Institute of Science -- The Prince of Wales Museum -- Imbricated Institutions -- Contrasting Characters -- Sir George Birdwood -- Homi Bhabha -- Conclusion -- 13: A Cradle of Chinese Physics Researchers: The Master of Science Program in the Physics Department of Yenching University, 1927-1941 -- Introduction -- Paul Anderson and the Inauguration of the Master of Science Program -- Y. M. Hsieh: The First Chinese Chair in the Physics Department -- William Band: A 'Mathematical and Practical' Physicist from England -- An Outstanding Cradle of Physics Researchers in China -- 14: Science with Boundaries: Yang Zhongjian and Vertebrate Paleontology in Republican China, 1919-1950 -- Introduction -- At Peking University, 1919-1923 -- At the University of Munich, 1923-1927 -- The Cenozoic Research Laboratory in the Interwar Period -- The Central Asiatic Expedition -- Wartime Research -- Teaching -- International Networking -- Conclusion -- 15: Training Medical Researchers in Korea during the Japanese Colonial Period (1910-1945) -- Introduction -- Western Medicine Comes to Korea -- Medical Education Policy in Colonial Korea -- Medical Research in the Early 1910s -- The First Generation of Korean Medical Researchers -- Japanese Doctoral System and Medical Research -- Conclusion -- 16: Training Historians and Ethnologists in Taiwan, 1928-1949 -- Introduction -- The Foundation and Organization of Taihoku Imperial University -- Academic Careers at Japanese Universities -- Research Training -- The War and the Handover -- Conclusion -- Conclusion -- The Foundation of Research Education in the University -- Instruments of Research and their Multiplication.
Disciplinary Identity and Proliferation amid the Expansion of Higher Education -- The Role of Women in Research -- Nations, States, Colonies, and Scientific Globalization -- A New Beginning.
Local Note Oxford University Press Oxford University Press Open Access Books
Subject Universities and colleges -- History.
Education, Higher -- History.
Education, Higher -- Research -- History.
Education, Higher. (OCoLC)fst00903005
Education, Higher -- Research. (OCoLC)fst00903093
Universities and colleges. (OCoLC)fst01161597
Genre/Form Electronic books.
History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
Added Author Chang, Ku-ming Kevin, 1968- editor.
Rocke, Alan J., 1948- editor.
Other Form: Print version : 9780192844774
ISBN 9780191933349 (ebook)
0191933341 (ebook)
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