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The Resource The Organization of knowledge in modern America, 1860-1920, edited by Alexandra Oleson and John Voss

The Organization of knowledge in modern America, 1860-1920, edited by Alexandra Oleson and John Voss

Label
The Organization of knowledge in modern America, 1860-1920
Title
The Organization of knowledge in modern America, 1860-1920
Statement of responsibility
edited by Alexandra Oleson and John Voss
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1939-
  • 1917-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Oleson, Alexandra
  • Voss, John
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  • Learning and scholarship
  • Academies and Institutes
  • Education
  • Humanities
  • Science
  • Universities
  • United States
  • United States
Label
The Organization of knowledge in modern America, 1860-1920, edited by Alexandra Oleson and John Voss
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Introduction / Alexandra Oleson and John Voss -- The matrix of specialization / John Higham -- The order of learning in the United States: the ascendency of the university / Edward Shils -- The plural organized worlds of the humanities / Laurence Veysey -- The development of the social sciences / Dorothy Ross -- The physics, mathematics, and chemistry communities: a comparative analysis / Daniel Kelves -- The transformation of a science: T.H. Morgan and the emergence of a new American biology / Garland Allen -- The organization of the agricultural sciences / Margaret W. Rossiter -- The application of science to industry / John Rae -- The American economy and the reorganization of the sources of knowledge / Louis Galambos -- University identity: the teaching and research functions / Hugh Hawkins -- National science in a private foundation: the Carnegie Institution of Washington / Nathan Geingold -- The National Academy of Sciences and the American definition of science / A. Hunter Dupree -- Storehouses and workshops: American libraries and the uses of knowledge / John Y. Cole
  • From learned society to public museum: the Boston Society of Natural History / Sally Gregory Kohlstedt -- The German academic community / Fritz K. Ringer -- The lamp of learning: Popular lights and shadows / Neil Harris -- Toward an ecology of knowledge: on discipline, context, and history / Charles Rosenburg
Control code
4515071
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xxi, 478 pages
Isbn
9780801821080
Lccn
78020521
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(WaOLN)139986
Label
The Organization of knowledge in modern America, 1860-1920, edited by Alexandra Oleson and John Voss
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Introduction / Alexandra Oleson and John Voss -- The matrix of specialization / John Higham -- The order of learning in the United States: the ascendency of the university / Edward Shils -- The plural organized worlds of the humanities / Laurence Veysey -- The development of the social sciences / Dorothy Ross -- The physics, mathematics, and chemistry communities: a comparative analysis / Daniel Kelves -- The transformation of a science: T.H. Morgan and the emergence of a new American biology / Garland Allen -- The organization of the agricultural sciences / Margaret W. Rossiter -- The application of science to industry / John Rae -- The American economy and the reorganization of the sources of knowledge / Louis Galambos -- University identity: the teaching and research functions / Hugh Hawkins -- National science in a private foundation: the Carnegie Institution of Washington / Nathan Geingold -- The National Academy of Sciences and the American definition of science / A. Hunter Dupree -- Storehouses and workshops: American libraries and the uses of knowledge / John Y. Cole
  • From learned society to public museum: the Boston Society of Natural History / Sally Gregory Kohlstedt -- The German academic community / Fritz K. Ringer -- The lamp of learning: Popular lights and shadows / Neil Harris -- Toward an ecology of knowledge: on discipline, context, and history / Charles Rosenburg
Control code
4515071
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xxi, 478 pages
Isbn
9780801821080
Lccn
78020521
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(WaOLN)139986

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