Journals Higher Education



Published: 31 May 2013

256 Pages | 2 Tables, black & white

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780719085024

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Empire of Scholars

Universities, Networks and the British Academic World, 1850—1939

Tamson Pietsch

Published by Manchester University Press

Studies in Imperialism MUP

  • A unique and definitive study of the contexts of academic knowledge in the British Empire
  • Examines the universities of the British Empire in their global context
  • An acute analysis of the way colonial universities responded to 'Victorian' globalization
  • Remaps the intellectual geographies of Britain and its empire
  • Provides a new context for the writing of intellectual history
  • Essential reading for those interested in the origins of contemporary internationalization in Higher Education

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  • Now available in paperback