This book tells the story of the evolution of the University, from its origins in Ancient Greece to modern times.
In an engaging narrative style it explores the change and development of the University interacting with its social, political and economic environment over 2,500 years. Glenys Patterson brings to lie the people and events which have shaped the University and were shaped by it wherever these centres of learning became established.
Features of today's universities and current trends and debates are traced across nations and eras in this very readable historical analysis.
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Glenys Patterson is a senior lecturer at Massey University, New Zealand, working in the areas of management and university systems. She has published numerous articles on university organisation, higher education policy, comparative tertiary systems, and business ethics. Her leisure interests include the performing and visual arts, and exploring the world, especially on foot.
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Book Description Dunmore Press, 1997. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M0864692994
Book Description Dunmore Press, 1997. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110864692994