Empires Of Ideas: Creating The Modern University From Germany To America To China

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Throughout the ages, education and universities seemed to fuel nations’ rise as global powers. Nothing illustrates this better than China. Once the most powerful entity in East Asia as the great Qing Empire, it was renowned as the standard for knowledge and civilization even in Europe. And now, its emergence as one of the global centres for education, research, world-class universities coincides with its rise to global power once again. It’s the latest in a line of powerful nations that have focused on research, from Britain, to Germany, to America. Read full article here

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