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The University at War, 1914–25

Britain, France, and the United States

  • Tomás Irish

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-x
  2. Introduction

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      Pages 1-11
  3. Mobilizing for War

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 13-13
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      Pages 15-38
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      Pages 39-60
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      Pages 61-80
  4. The Consequences of Mobilization

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 81-81
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      Pages 83-106
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      Pages 107-126
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      Pages 127-145
  5. Legacy

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 147-147
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      Pages 193-199
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 200-254

About this book

Introduction

Drawing on examples from Britain, France, and the United States, this book examines how scholars and scholarship found themselves mobilized to solve many problems created by modern warfare in World War I, and the many consequences of this for higher education which have lasted almost a century.

Keywords

War intellect universities academia Britain France USA mobilization students higher education peace university warfare

Authors and affiliations

  • Tomás Irish
    • 1
  1. 1.Trinity College DublinIreland

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1057/9781137409461
  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 2015
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, London
  • eBook Packages Palgrave History Collection
  • Print ISBN 978-1-349-48869-8
  • Online ISBN 978-1-137-40946-1
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