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|Title:||A Spirit of true learning: The Jubilee History of the University of New England||Contributor(s):||Jordan, Matthew Brian (author)||Publication Date:||2004||Handle Link:||https://hdl.handle.net/1959.11/1200||Abstract:||Written to commemorate the University of New England's fiftieth year as an independent institution, 'A Spirit of True Learning' tells the story of the University's early struggles, its commitment to country students and the surrounding community, its rapid growth after autonomy, its development of a strong tradition of teaching and research, and its experiences over the last decade within the context of government reform and rationalisation.This is also the story of a unique university. Like the Australian National University, UNE was founded during the great age of Australian nation-building and Keynesian optimism. Opened as an affiliate college of the University of Sydney in 1938, New England became autonomous in 1954. Its founders saw it as a deliberate attempt to bring the special advantages and the special problems of rural life in Australia under the spotlight of higher learning.||Publication Type:||Book||Publisher:||University of New South Wales Press Limited||Place of Publication:||Sydney||ISBN:||0868406635
|Field of Research (FOR):||210303 Australian History (excl Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander History)||HERDC Category Description:||A1 Authored Book - Scholarly||Other Links:||http://books.google.com.au/books?id=WqAsJPeW8j8C&dq
|Extent of Pages:||307||Statistics to Oct 2018:||Visitors: 826
|Appears in Collections:||Book|
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