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Wang Gungwu, educator & scholar / Wang Gungwu ; editors, Zheng Yongnian, Phua Kok Khoo.

By: Wang, Gungwu.
Contributor(s): Zheng, Yongnian | Phua, K. K.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookCall no.: EDUC LA 2013 625243Publication: New Jersey : World Scientific, C2013Description: xviii, 242 p. ; ill., map.Notes: Includes index.ISBN: 9789814436625; 9814436623.Other title: Wang Gungwu, educator and scholar.Subject(s): Education, Higher -- East Asia | Education, higher -- Pacific Area | Educational change -- East Asia | Educational change -- Pacific Area | Wang, Gungwu
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The university and the community -- National education and the scientific tradition -- Who should pay for universities? -- A very peculiar business -- The university as a global institution -- The Asian renaissance -- Cities light torch of excellence -- Lessons closer to home -- The Asia-Pacific: region and universalism in higher education -- The modern university in Australia and Asia -- Social science and Asia -- Shifting paradigms and Asian perspectives: implications for research and teaching -- The classics and the East Asian entrepreneur -- Universities and modernity for Asia -- New interest in old powers -- Change and adaptation: NUS at 100 -- The Chinese pursuit of higher education -- New university, three generations: China, Malaya, Singapore 1949-2007 -- Versailles' Chinese legacy -- Far East looks to the future -- You've come a long way -- Academic blind spot in Asia -- English rules the waves -- Rise of Anglo-Chinese.
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Includes index.

The university and the community -- National education and the scientific tradition -- Who should pay for universities? -- A very peculiar business -- The university as a global institution -- The Asian renaissance -- Cities light torch of excellence -- Lessons closer to home -- The Asia-Pacific: region and universalism in higher education -- The modern university in Australia and Asia -- Social science and Asia -- Shifting paradigms and Asian perspectives: implications for research and teaching -- The classics and the East Asian entrepreneur -- Universities and modernity for Asia -- New interest in old powers -- Change and adaptation: NUS at 100 -- The Chinese pursuit of higher education -- New university, three generations: China, Malaya, Singapore 1949-2007 -- Versailles' Chinese legacy -- Far East looks to the future -- You've come a long way -- Academic blind spot in Asia -- English rules the waves -- Rise of Anglo-Chinese.

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