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making of Princeton University

from Woodrow Wilson to the present

by James Axtell

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Published by Princeton University Press in Princeton .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Wilson, Woodrow, 1856-1924,
  • Princeton University -- History -- 20th century

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementJames Axtell.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsLD4610 .A96 2006
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3417773M
    ISBN 100691126860
    ISBN 109780691126869
    LC Control Number2005034088

    Anthony Grafton and Yaacob Dweck in conversation One of this country’s foremost historians of early modern Europe reflects on scribes, scholars, and the work of publishing during the golden age of the book. Grafton draws new connections between humanistic traditions and intellectual innovations, textual learning and craft knowledge, manuscript and print. Princeton University was founded in Elizabeth, New Jersey, in as the College of New Jersey, shortly before moving into the newly-built Nassau Hall in Princeton. In , for about four months Nassau Hall hosted the United States Congress, and many of the students went on to become leaders of the young republic. The institution was formally designated Princeton University in , and soon.

    Princeton plays a large part in the second half of Stephen Fry's Making History, in which the protagonist, Michael Young, attends Princeton. Mohsin Hamid 's The Reluctant Fundamentalist is partly set at Princeton and the characters Changez and Erica are fictional members of the Princeton Class of The Great Divergence brings new insight to one of the classic questions of history: Why did sustained industrial growth begin in Northwest Europe, despite surprising similarities between advanced areas of Europe and East Asia? As Ken Pomeranz shows, as recently as , parallels between these two parts of the world were very high in life expectancy, consumption, product and factor markets Cited by:

    Making face, making soul: = Haciendo caras: creative and critical perspectives by women of color / edited by Gloria Anzaldúa. Format Book; Language English; Εdition First edition. Published/ Created Princeton University Library One Washington Road Princeton, NJ USA.   The clues that a chapter is being cited is that the chapter title is in quotes, the editor is named, and the book title is in italics. To find a chapter, search for the title of the whole book in the Catalog. Book in a series: Some books are part of a larger set; for example, a cited work could be the fourth volume in a series. The clue that a Author: Steven Knowlton.


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