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The history of Imperial College London, 1907-2007 [electronic resource] : higher education and research in science, technology, and medicine / Hannah Gay.

By: Gay, Hannah.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: London : Singapore ; Hackensack, NJ : Imperial College Press ; Distributed by World Scientific Pub., c2007Description: 1 online resource (xxvii, 825 p., [52] p. of plates) : ill. (some col.).ISBN: 9781860948183 (electronic bk.); 1860948189 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Imperial College of Science, Technology, and Medicine (Great Britain) | Imperial College of Science, Technology, and Medicine (Great Britain) | Universities -- Great Britain -- History | History, 20th Century -- Great Britain | History, 21st Century -- Great Britain | Imperial College of Science, Technology, and Medicine (Grande-Bretagne) | TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING -- GeneralGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: History of Imperial College London, 1907-2007.DDC classification: 607.1/1421 Online resources: EBSCOhost Summary: This is the first major history of Imperial College London. The book tells the story of a new type of institution that came into being in 1907 with the federation of three older colleges. Imperial College was founded by the state for advanced university-level training in science and technology, and for the promotion of research in support of industry throughout the British Empire. True to its name the college built a wide number of Imperial links and was an outward looking institution from the start. Today, in the post-colonial world, it retains its outward-looking stance, both in its many int.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

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This is the first major history of Imperial College London. The book tells the story of a new type of institution that came into being in 1907 with the federation of three older colleges. Imperial College was founded by the state for advanced university-level training in science and technology, and for the promotion of research in support of industry throughout the British Empire. True to its name the college built a wide number of Imperial links and was an outward looking institution from the start. Today, in the post-colonial world, it retains its outward-looking stance, both in its many int.

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