Engineering in a Land-grant Context

Engineering in a Land-grant Context

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Annotation Engineering in a Land-Grant Context considers the US government's first foray into higher education by examining engineering education at the nation's land-grant universities over the past 140 years. The authors demonstrate how that history has framed the present and suggest how it is likely to influence the fashioning of the future.This issue is the paramount theme of the classic study by Monte A. Calvert, The Mechanical Engineer in America, 1830-1910: Professional Cultures in ... See Henry C. Dethloff, A Centennial History of Texas Aaamp;M University, 1876-1976, 2 vols.

Title:Engineering in a Land-grant Context
Author:Alan I. Marcus
Publisher:Purdue University Press - 2005


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