By Alan I Marcus,Roger L. Geiger,Mark R. Finlay,Nathan M. Sorber,Micah Rueber,Paul K. Nienkamp,Debra A. Reid,Robert B. Fairbanks,Richard F. Hirsh,Sara E. Morris,Bruce E. Seely
The Morrill Land-Grant university Act of 1862 created a chain of institutions—at least one in each nation and territory—with now well-known names: Michigan nation collage, Ohio nation college, Purdue college, Rutgers collage, the college of Arizona, and the college of California, to call a number of. those colleges opened academic possibilities and pathways to an important phase of the yank public and gave the U.S. an international aspect in technology, technical innovation, and agriculture.
Science as Service presents an important physique of literature for knowing the alterations of the land-grant schools demonstrated by way of the Morrill Act in 1862 in addition to the enormous influence that they had at the background of the USA. Historians of technological know-how, know-how, and agriculture, besides rural sociologists, public determination and coverage makers, educators, and better schooling directors will locate this a necessary addition to their publication collections.
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Science as Service: Establishing and Reformulating American Land-Grant Universities, 1865–1930 (NEXUS) by Alan I Marcus,Roger L. Geiger,Mark R. Finlay,Nathan M. Sorber,Micah Rueber,Paul K. Nienkamp,Debra A. Reid,Robert B. Fairbanks,Richard F. Hirsh,Sara E. Morris,Bruce E. Seely