Knowing Australia: A History of the Modern University

Author(s): Hannah Forsyth


A perceptive, clear-eyed account of Australian universities, recounting their history from the 1850s to the present. Investigating the changing nature of higher education, this book asks whether this success is likely to continue in the 21st century, as the university's hold over knowledge grows ever more tenuous.


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Hannah Forsyth is a historian of modern Australia and an educator at the Australian Catholic University. She is the author of "New Year's Eve in Sydney: A History of Urban Carnival."

General Fields

  • : 9781742234120
  • : NewSouth Publishing
  • : NewSouth Publishing
  • : September 2014
  • : October 2014
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Hannah Forsyth
  • : Paperback
  • : en
  • : 256