The Organization of Knowledge in Modern America, 1860-1920.
by OLESON, Alexandra; John VOSS [eds.].
Baltimore:: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1979., 1979. 8vo. xxi, , 478,  pp. Tables, index. Blue silver-stamped cloth, dust-jacket; jacket somewhat worn. Good. ISBN: 0801821088 Contents: The Matrix of Specialization. The Order of Learning in the United States; The Ascendancy of the University; The Specialization of Science and Scholarship; The Plural Organized Worlds of the Humanities; The Development of the Social Sciences; The Physics, Mathematics, and Chemistry Communities: A Comparative Analysis; The Transformation of a Science: T. H. Morgan and the Emergence of a New American Biology; The Organization of the Agricultural Sciences; The Application of Science to Industry; The American Economy and the Reorganization of the Sources of Knowledge; The Institutional Context of Learning University Identity: The Teaching and Research Functions; National Science Policy in a Private Foundation: The Carnegie Institution of Washington; The National Academy of Sciences and the American Definition of Science; Storehouses and Workshops: American Libraries and the Uses of Knowledge; From Learned Society to Public Museum: The Boston Society of Natural History; Comparison and Commentary: The German Academic Community; The Lamp of Learning: Popular Lights and Shadows; Toward an Ecology of Knowledge: On Discipline, Context, and History.
(Inventory #: MRM1604)
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