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The Transatlantic World of Higher Education: Americans at German Universities, 1776-1914

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by Anja Werner
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The Transatlantic World of Higher Education: Americans at German Universities, 1776-1914 by Anja Werner

Between the 1760s and 1914, thousands of young Americans crossed the Atlantic to enroll in German-speaking universities, but what was it like to be an American in, for instance, Halle, Heidelberg, Gottingen, or Leipzig? In this book, the author combines a statistical approach with a biographical approach in order to reconstruct the history of these educational pilgrimages and to illustrate the interconnectedness of student migration with educational reforms on both sides of the Atlantic. This detailed account of academic networking in European educational centers highlights the importance of travel for academic and cultural transformations in nineteenth-century America.

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Ebook Details
Pages: 348
Size: 3.0 MB
Publisher: Berghahn Books
Date published:   2013
ISBN: 9780857457837 (DRM-PDF)

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