Robert College : American Founders (Hardcover)

 
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"In October 1857, two young brothers "were ushered into the drawing room of Christopher Rhinelander Robert, noted New York merchant and philanthropist; They requested Robert to help finance the opening of an institution of higher learning in Istanbul." So begins the story of the founding of Robert College, the first American institution of higher education abroad, and the predecessor of Boğaziçi University, nearly one and a half centuries ago. It is first and foremost the story of the character and aspirations of Cyrus Hamlin, the driving force behind the establishment of the school, and of the complex relationship between him and the other two individuals who made the realization of this educational project possible, Christopher Robert and George Washburn. This in itself is a fascinating and compelling tale, one that will hold the attention not only of those in

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Book Description Bogaziçi Üniversitesi Yayinlari, Istanbul, 2000. Hardcover. Condition: New. Dust Jacket Condition: New. Original bdg. Dust wrapper. Demy 8vo. In English. [x], 246, [1] p., 12 plts. Ills. In October 1857, two young brothers .were ushered into the drawing room of Christopher Rhinelander Robert, noted New York merchant and philanthropist. They requested Robert to help finance the opening of an institution of higher learning in Istanbul." So begins the story of teh founding of Robert College, the first American institution of higher education abroad, and predecessor of Bogaziçi University, nearly one and a half centuries ago. It is first and foremost the story of the character and aspirations of Cyrus Hamlin, the driving force behind the establishment of the school, and of the complex relationship between him and the other two individuals who made the realization of this educational project possible, Christopher Robert and George Washburn. This in itself is a fascinating and compelling tale, one that will hold the attention not only of those interested in the institution itself but of a much wider readership. Seller Inventory # 024508

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Book Description Bogaziçi Üniversitesi Yayinlari, Istanbul, 2000. Dust jacket. Condition: New. Dust Jacket Condition: New. Original bdg. Dust wrapper. Demy 8vo. In English. [x], 246, [1] p., 12 plts. Ills. In October 1857, two young brothers .were ushered into the drawing room of Christopher Rhinelander Robert, noted New York merchant and philanthropist. They requested Robert to help finance the opening of an institution of higher learning in Istanbul." So begins the story of teh founding of Robert College, the first American institution of higher education abroad, and predecessor of Bogaziçi University, nearly one and a half centuries ago. It is first and foremost the story of the character and aspirations of Cyrus Hamlin, the driving force behind the establishment of the school, and of the complex relationship between him and the other two individuals who made the realization of this educational project possible, Christopher Robert and George Washburn. This in itself is a fascinating and compelling tale, one that will hold the attention not only of those interested in the institution itself but of a much wider readership. Seller Inventory # 024513

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Book Description Istanbul: Bogazici University Press, 2003., Istanbul:, 2003. Soft cover. Condition: New. GREENWOOD, KEITH M. Robert College: The American founders. [Paperback]. Istanbul: Bogazici University Press, 2003. 2nd ed., 8vo., x, 246, [1] p., 12 plates. "In October 1857, two young brothers ¿were ushered into the drawing room of Christopher Rhinelander Robert, noted New York merchant and philanthropist¿ They requested Robert to help finance the opening of an institution of higher learning in Istanbul." So begins the story of the founding of Robert College, the first American institution of higher education abroad, and the predecessor of Bogazici University, nearly one and a half centuries ago. It is first and foremost the story of the character and aspirations of Cyrus Hamlin, the driving force behind the establishment of the school, and of the complex relationship between him and the other two individuals who made the realization of this educational project possible, Christopher Robert and George Washburn. This in itself is a fascinating and compelling tale, one that will hold the attention not only of those interested in the institution itself but of a much wider readership. Paperback. New ISBN: 9789755181387 CATALOG: Istanbul / Constantinople KEYWORDS: Robert College Istanbul - Constantinople Education Missionary Memoirs Travel memories. Seller Inventory # 6109

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Book Description Istanbul: Bogazici University Press, 2003., Istanbul:, 2003. Hardcover. Condition: New. GREENWOOD, KEITH M. Robert College: The American founders. [Hardcover]. Istanbul: Bogazici University Press, 2003. 2nd ed., 8vo., x, 246, [1] p., 12 plates. "In October 1857, two young brothers ¿were ushered into the drawing room of Christopher Rhinelander Robert, noted New York merchant and philanthropist¿ They requested Robert to help finance the opening of an institution of higher learning in Istanbul." So begins the story of the founding of Robert College, the first American institution of higher education abroad, and the predecessor of Bogazici University, nearly one and a half centuries ago. It is first and foremost the story of the character and aspirations of Cyrus Hamlin, the driving force behind the establishment of the school, and of the complex relationship between him and the other two individuals who made the realization of this educational project possible, Christopher Robert and George Washburn. This in itself is a fascinating and compelling tale, one that will hold the attention not only of those interested in the institution itself but of a much wider readership. Original binding. Dust wrapper. New ISBN: 9789755181387 CATALOG: Istanbul / Constantinople KEYWORDS: Robert College Education Missionary Istanbul - Constantinople. Seller Inventory # 6099

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Book Description Bogazici Universitesi, 2005. Condition: New. Hardcover Editors: Translator: 266 pages. Seller Inventory # LIB04893

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