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Science as service : establishing and reformulating land-grant universities, 1865-1930

Author: Alan I Marcus
Publisher: Tuscaloosa : The University of Alabama Press, [2015] ©2015
Series: Nexus (Tuscaloosa, Ala.)
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats

The first of a two-volume study that traces the foundation and evolution of America's land-grant institutions. In this expertly curated collection of essays, Alan I. Marcus has assembled a  Read more...


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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alan I Marcus
ISBN: 9780817318680 0817318682 9780817388188 0817388184
OCLC Number: 1029427073
Description: x, 344 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction / Alan I Marcus --
Land-Grant Colleges and the Pre-Modern Era of American Higher Education, 1850-1890 / Roger L. Geiger --
Transnational Exchanges of Agricultural Scientific Thought from the Morrill Act through the Hatch Act / Mark R. Finlay --
The Rise and Fall of the Grange's Yankee Land-Grant Colleges, 1873-1901 / Nathan M. Sorber --
Is Milk the Measure of All Things? : Babcock Tests, Breed Associations, and Land-Grant Scientists, 1890-1920 / Micah Rueber --
Engineering National Character : Early Land-Grant College Science and the Quest for an American Identity / Paul K. Nienkamp --
People's Colleges for Other Citizens : Black Land-Grant Institutions and the Politics of Educational Expansion in the Post-Civil War Era / Debra A. Reid --
The Morrill Land-Grant Act and American Cities : The Neglected Story / Robert B. Fairbanks --
Generating Knowledge and Power : The Role of Land-Grant Colleges in Electrifying America / Richard F. Hirsh --
Spreading Their Butter Too Thin : Land-Grant Libraries, 1900-1940 / Sara E. Morris --
Engineering and the Land-Grant Tradition at the University of Illinois, 1868-1950 / Bruce E. Seely --
Conclusion / Alan I Marcus --
Appendix: US Congressional Acts Pertaining to the Land-Grant Institutions.
Series Title: Nexus (Tuscaloosa, Ala.)
Other Titles: Establishing and reformulating American land-grant universities, 1865-1930
Responsibility: edited by Alan I. Marcus.


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