Stanford Alumni Association, "Origins of Modern Society," videorecordings 1989


Stanford Alumni Association, "Origins of Modern Society, " videorecordings, 1989

Stanford Alumni Association, "Origins of Modern Society," videorecordings 1989

Lectures on the history, politics, arts, and philosophy of western culture by Stanford professors Gabriel A. Almond, William Chace, Gordon A. Craig, Terence Emmons, J. Martin Evans, Albert Guerard, Michael Jameson, David M. Kennedy, Carolyn Lougee, John Perry, Leonard G. Ratner, Antony Raubitschek, Lawrence Ryan, James Sheehan, Ezra Solomon, and Walter G. Vincenti. Also includes an introductory video tape and a reading list.

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The Summer Alumni College of the Stanford Alumni Association was started in 1966. Each summer had a general theme and the faculty was drawn from the Stanford professoriate. The college was open to Stanford alumni, their spouses, and to parents of Stanford students. From the description of Stanford Alumni Association, Summer alumni college, audio tapes, 1966-1973. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 497929064 Origins of Modern Society was a one-time-only course developed by Prof. ...

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Almond, Gabriel A. (Gabriel Abraham), 1911-2002 (person)

Almond earned his Ph.D. from the University of Chicago in 1938 and taught at Yale and Princeton before joining Stanford's Dept. of Political Science in 1963. He was president of the American Political Science Association from 1965-1966 and a frequent consultant to the Department of State and other governmental bodies. From the description of Gabriel A. Almond papers, 1946-2001. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 674616599 Biographical/Historical Sket...

Perry, John (person)

Epithet: of Sloane MS 1731 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000149.0x0002fe Epithet: Curate of Breage British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000149.0x0002fc Epithet: Reverend; of Trim, county Meath British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/...

Chace, William. (person)

Ryan, Lawrence (person)

Kennedy, David M. (person)

Raubitschek, A. E. (Antony Erich), 1912-1999 (person)

Biographical/Historical note At the time of his death in 1999, Antony E. Raubitschek was the Sadie Dernham Patek Professor of Humanities Emeritus and Professor Emeritus of Classics at Stanford University. Educated at the University of Vienna, he joined the Princeton Institute for Advanced Study in 1938 and taught at Yale before moving to Stanford in 1963 as Professor of Classics. From the guide to the Antony E. Raubitschek papers,...

Jameson, Michael (person)

Vincenti, Walter G. (Walter Guido), 1917- (person)

Walter G. Vincenti earned his AB in engineering at Stanford in 1938 and his Engineer's degree in mechanical engineering in 1940. He was a research scientist with the National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics (NACA), working at the Ames Aeronautical Laboratory at Moffett Field until he joined the Stanford faculty in 1957. He cofounded Stanford's Program in Values, Technology, and Science in 1971 and served several terms as its chair. From the description of Walter G. Vincenti papers...

Emmons, Terence. (person)

Evans, J. Martin (John Martin), 1935-2013 (person)

Solomon, Ezra (person)

Lougee, Carolyn. (person)

Craig, Gordon Alexander, 1913- (person)

Historian of European diplomacy and expert on modern Germany. Craig was educated at Princeton University, receiving his Ph.D. in 1941. He was a Rhodes scholar at Oxford in 1938. During World War II he worked in Washington for the Office of Strategic Services and the Dept. of State before joining the U.S. Marine Corps. After the war he taught at Princeton; in 1961 he joined the faculty at Stanford University. He was the first recipient of the J.E. Wallace Sterling Professorship in the Humanities,...

Guérard, Albert J. (Albert Joseph), 1914- (person)

Guérard is an emeritus professor of English at Stanford University and a novelist. From the description of Research materials on John Hawkes, 1959-1994. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754866725 From the description of Research Materials on Lya de Putti and Lois Moran, 1923-1996. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122510610 Albert Joseph Guérard is Professor Emeritus of English at Stanford University, and a novelist. From the description of Albert J. Guéra...