The Decline of the German Mandarins: The German Academic Community, 1890–1933

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Wesleyan University Press, 1990 - Education - 528 pages
A splendid re-publication of an indispensable book on German history.
 

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Contents

Introduction THE MANDARIN TYPE
1
THE SOCIAL AND INSTITUTIONAL BACKGROUND
14
THE MANDARIN TRADITION IN RETROSPECT
81
POLITICS AND SOCIAL THEORY 18901918
128
THE POLITICAL CONFLICT AT ITS HEIGHT 19181933
200
THE ORIGINS OF THE CULTURAL CRISIS 18901920
253
FROM THE REVIVAL TO THE CRISIS OF LEARNING
305
THE CRISIS OF LEARNING AT ITS HEIGHT 19201933
367
Conclusion THE END OF A TRADITION
435
BIBLIOGRAPHY
453
NOTES
477
INDEX
523
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Page iii - Fritz K. Ringer, The Decline of the German Mandarins: The German Academic Community, 1890-1933 (Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 1969), esp.

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Born in Ludwighafen, Germany, FRITZ K. RINGER came to the United States with his family in 1949. He is Mellon Professor of History at the University of Pittsburgh. This book, first published in 1969, received much attention in its 1983 German edition. He is also author of The German Inflation of 1923 (1969) and Education and Society of Modern Europe (1979), and co-editor of The Rise of the Modern Educational System (1987).

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