The Resource A lever long enough : a history of Columbia's School of Engineering and Applied Science since 1864, Robert, McCaughey

A lever long enough : a history of Columbia's School of Engineering and Applied Science since 1864, Robert, McCaughey

Label
A lever long enough : a history of Columbia's School of Engineering and Applied Science since 1864
Title
A lever long enough
Title remainder
a history of Columbia's School of Engineering and Applied Science since 1864
Statement of responsibility
Robert, McCaughey
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
In this comprehensive social history of Columbia University's School of Engineering and Applied Science (SEAS), Robert McCaughey combines archival research with oral testimony and contemporary interviews to build both a critical and celebratory portrait of one of the oldest engineering schools in the United States.McCaughey follows the evolving, occasionally rocky, and now integrated relationship between SEAS's engineers and the rest of the Columbia University student body, faculty, and administration. He also revisits the interaction between the SEAS staff and the inhabitants and
Cataloging source
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McCaughey, Robert
Dewey number
  • 620.0071
  • 620.007117471
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • photographs
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
T171.F854
LC item number
.M333 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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Fu Foundation School of Engineering and Applied Science
Label
A lever long enough : a history of Columbia's School of Engineering and Applied Science since 1864, Robert, McCaughey
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
Table of Contents; List of Illustrations; Foreword; Preface; Acknowledgments; 1. Engineering in America-Before Engineers; 2. Fast Start 1864-1889; 3. A Corner in the University 1889-1929; 4. The Great Depression and the Good War 1930-1945; 5. Missing the Boat 1945-1964; 6. Bottoming Out 1965-1975; 7. Catching a Lift 1976-1980; 8. Uneven Ascent 1980-1994; 9. A School in Full 1995-2007; 10. A Lever Long Enough: SEAS at One Hundred Fifty; Notes; A Bibliographic Note; Index
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (369 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780231537520
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
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  • (CKB)2550000001298352
  • (EBL)1634857
  • (SSID)ssj0001224778
  • (PQKBManifestationID)12550163
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0001224778
  • (PQKBWorkID)11262079
  • (PQKB)11628685
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  • (MiAaPQ)EBC1634857
  • (EXLCZ)992550000001298352
Label
A lever long enough : a history of Columbia's School of Engineering and Applied Science since 1864, Robert, McCaughey
Publication
Copyright
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
Table of Contents; List of Illustrations; Foreword; Preface; Acknowledgments; 1. Engineering in America-Before Engineers; 2. Fast Start 1864-1889; 3. A Corner in the University 1889-1929; 4. The Great Depression and the Good War 1930-1945; 5. Missing the Boat 1945-1964; 6. Bottoming Out 1965-1975; 7. Catching a Lift 1976-1980; 8. Uneven Ascent 1980-1994; 9. A School in Full 1995-2007; 10. A Lever Long Enough: SEAS at One Hundred Fifty; Notes; A Bibliographic Note; Index
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (369 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780231537520
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)2550000001298352
  • (EBL)1634857
  • (SSID)ssj0001224778
  • (PQKBManifestationID)12550163
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0001224778
  • (PQKBWorkID)11262079
  • (PQKB)11628685
  • (StDuBDS)EDZ0001245617
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC1634857
  • (EXLCZ)992550000001298352

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