International Dictionary of University Histories: Edited by Carol Summerfield and Mary Elizabeth Devine

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Carol J. Summerfield, Mary Elizabeth Devine, Anthony Levi
Taylor & Francis, 1998 - 780 pages
Presents information on 168 selected universities, colleges, and research centers, from 1,000-year-old institutions such as Al-Azhar in Cairo, Egypt to much newer institutions such as the New School for Social Research in New York City. Each entry outlines the history of the institution, providing descriptive and contact information, and emphasizing the particular importance of the institution and its past and present role in its community. Essays detail the origins of institutions, original names and founders, and the changing focus of universities and education over time. Annotation copyrighted by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR
 

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Aalborg University
3
Aligarh Muslim University
18
Barnard College
34
Brigham Young University
51
California Institute of Technology
64
Chinese University of Hong Kong
78
Claremont Colleges
94
Complutense University of Madrid
109
Emory University
156
Gallaudet University
169
Harvard University
185
Laval University
241
Vanderbilt University
686
Washington University
701
Willamette University
714
Photograph Acknowledgments
779

Dartmouth College
126
Eberhard Karls University of Tübingen
140

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