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European History

1995

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Thomas Becon And The English Reformation: "The Sick Man's Salve" And The Protestantization Of English Popular Piety, Mary Regina Seeger Hampson Jan 1995

Thomas Becon And The English Reformation: "The Sick Man's Salve" And The Protestantization Of English Popular Piety, Mary Regina Seeger Hampson

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Academic Freedom And Faculty Careers: A Case Study Of Four Nobel Laureate Exiles, 1930-1940, Timothy Dale Norton Jan 1995

Academic Freedom And Faculty Careers: A Case Study Of Four Nobel Laureate Exiles, 1930-1940, Timothy Dale Norton

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The purpose of this historical study was to evaluate the consequences that the politically-determined conventions of academic freedom in Germany and in the United States had on the careers of four elite scientists before and after their emigration resulting from the threats of Nazism. This problem consisted of three distinct conceptual parts: (1) academic freedom, as a concept, (2) the political conventions of academic freedom within pre-World War II Germany and within pre- and World War II America, and (3) the effect that these definitions had on the careers of Albert Einstein, James Franck, Otto Meyerhof, and Otto Stern. The ...