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Universities and scientific life in the United States

by Caullery, Maurice

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Published by Harvard University Press; [etc., etc.] in Cambridge .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Universities and colleges -- United States,
    • Learned institutions and societies -- United States

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Maurice Caullery ... tr. by James Haughton Woods and Emmet Russell ...
      ContributionsWoods, James Haughton, 1864-1935, tr., Russell, Emmet, joint tr.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsLA226 .C42
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvii, 269, [l] p.
      Number of Pages269
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6642269M
      LC Control Number22005194
      OCLC/WorldCa2566171

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      Student life in the United States is an incredibly unique experience, especially when compared to the experience that you may get in a country like the United Kingdom or Canada. This is likely due to the fact that many students who obtain a secondary school education in the United States end up going on to . On campus, Simpson argues, Mormon separatism died and a new, modern Mormonism was born: a Mormonism at home in the United States but at odds with itself. Fierce battles among Mormon scholars and church leaders ensued over scientific thought, progressivism, and Cited by: 1.

        At the time, the United States was operating under the Immigration Act of The law denied entry to any immigrants from Asia, and placed an annual limit, or “quota” of , immigrants Author: Lorraine Boissoneault. Jonathan Cole, a pioneer in the sociology of science and a visionary leader and spokesman for the academic community in the United States, has brought his creative ideas together in this marvelous book about the future of universities in the United States. Cole appreciates that great universities have assumed three responsibilities for society.


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