The Resource Universities in Imperial Austria, 1848-1918 : a social history of a multilingual space, Jan Surman

Universities in Imperial Austria, 1848-1918 : a social history of a multilingual space, Jan Surman

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Universities in Imperial Austria, 1848-1918 : a social history of a multilingual space
Title
Universities in Imperial Austria, 1848-1918
Title remainder
a social history of a multilingual space
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Jan Surman
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eng
Summary
"Combining history of science and a history of universities with the new imperial history, Universities in Imperial Austria 1848-1918: A Social History of a Multilingual Space by Jan Surman analyzes the practice of scholarly migration and its lasting influence on the intellectual output in the Austrian part of the Habsburg Empire. The Habsburg Empire and its successor states were home to developments that shaped Central Europe's scholarship well into the twentieth century. Universities became centers of both state- and nation-building, as well as of confessional resistance, placing scholars if not in conflict, then certainly at odds with the neutral international orientation of academe. By going beyond national narratives, Surman reveals the Empire as a state with institutions divided by language but united by legislation, practices, and other influences. Such an approach allows readers a better view to how scholars turned gradually away from state-centric discourse to form distinct language communities after 1867; these influences affected scholarship, and by examining the scholarly record, Surman tracks the turn. Drawing on archives in Austria, the Czech Republic, Poland, and Ukraine, Surman analyzes the careers of several thousand scholars from the faculties of philosophy and medicine of a number of Habsburg universities, thus covering various moments in the history of the Empire for the widest view. Universities in Imperial Austria 1848-1918 focuses on the tension between the political and linguistic spaces scholars occupied and shows that this tension did not lead to a gradual dissolution of the monarchy's academia, but rather to an ongoing development of new strategies to cope with the cultural and linguistic multitude"--
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1983-
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Surman, Jan
Dewey number
378.436
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government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Index
index present
LC call number
LC178.A9
LC item number
S87 2019
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Central European studies
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  • Higher education and state
  • Universities and colleges
  • Science
  • Language and education
  • Austria
  • Higher education and state
  • Language and education
  • Politics and government
  • Science
  • Universities and colleges
  • Austria
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Universities in Imperial Austria, 1848-1918 : a social history of a multilingual space, Jan Surman
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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volume
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nc
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rdacarrier
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text
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txt
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rdacontent
Contents
Introduction : a biography of the academic space -- Centralizing science for the Empire -- The neoabsolutist search for a unified space -- Living out academic autonomy -- German-language universities between Austrian and German space -- Habsburg Slavs and their spaces -- Imperial space and its identities -- Habsburg legacies -- Conclusion : paradoxes of the central European academic space
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xiv, 458 pages
Isbn
9781557538376
Lccn
2018031598
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unmediated
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rdamedia
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n
Note
Provided through the generosity of The Margaret and William Stobie Library Purchase Fund.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1074268010
  • (OCoLC)on1074268010
Label
Universities in Imperial Austria, 1848-1918 : a social history of a multilingual space, Jan Surman
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction : a biography of the academic space -- Centralizing science for the Empire -- The neoabsolutist search for a unified space -- Living out academic autonomy -- German-language universities between Austrian and German space -- Habsburg Slavs and their spaces -- Imperial space and its identities -- Habsburg legacies -- Conclusion : paradoxes of the central European academic space
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xiv, 458 pages
Isbn
9781557538376
Lccn
2018031598
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
Provided through the generosity of The Margaret and William Stobie Library Purchase Fund.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1074268010
  • (OCoLC)on1074268010

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