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The ideal of the practical : Colombia's struggle to form a technical elite

Author: Frank Safford
Publisher: Austin : University of Texas Press, ©1976.
Series: Latin American monographs (University of Texas at Austin. Institute of Latin American Studies), no. 39.
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Safford, Frank, 1935-
Ideal of the practical.
Austin : University of Texas Press, ©1976
(OCoLC)608587358
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Frank Safford
ISBN: 029273803X 9780292738034
OCLC Number: 1582573
Description: xv, 373 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Part one: Colombia: its geography and society --
Opportunities and incentives --
Part two: Moral and industrial education --
Learning to work --
Part three: Academic science for the upper class: Bourbons and neo-Bourbons --
The enlightenment in New Granada --
The neo-Bourbons, 1821-1845 --
The decline of neo-Bourbonism --
Part four: The origins of a Colombian engineering profession --
Study abroad --
The Colegio Militar --
Stumbling progress, 1863-1903 --
A place for engineers.
Series Title: Latin American monographs (University of Texas at Austin. Institute of Latin American Studies), no. 39.
Responsibility: Frank Safford.

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