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    This would not have been possible without the work of German historian Leopold von Ranke. He redefined history as a science, revolutionizing the subject through works of his such as Histories of the Latin and Germanic Nations , and causing history to be adopted by universities throughout the world. Yet historians after von Ranke have been critiquing him mercilessly ever since, such as Paul Veyne with his book Writing History: Essays on Historiography (1984). Veyne criticizes von Ranke for assuming that history can be completely and accurately…

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    me. It was the first time I had seen her cry in front of us, my mother was always brave and never let anyone see her be vulnerable. But I knew this time things were different. She was going to drop her baby, or like she liked to say “su tesorito” (her treasure). Inside the car I could see my little sister also crying, she hugged her princess blanket and wiped her tears. At last it was time to leave and begin our long drive to Humboldt State University. Our first stop was to drop off my middle…

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    Whitehead and Wilhelm von Humboldt. This paper will present a succinct version of both of their thoughts on the integration of research and education within the system of universities, as well as a juxtaposition of their positions. In “Universities and their Function,” Whitehead writes that “[t]he universities are schools of education, and schools of research.” (Whitehead, “Universities,” 2). For the universities to properly serve these functions, they need to cultivate imagination in the…

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    W. E. B. Dubois Biography

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    DeBois was journalist, sociologist, and a civil rights advicist. He went Berlin, Germany for schooling (Humboldt University). In Germany they had different ideas on how to treat others, and W. E. B. brought those ideas to America. He published writings like “The Philidalphia Negro” and “The Souls of the Black Folk.” DeBois disagreed with Booker T. Washington. Booker had the Atlanta Compromise it sacrificed African Americans being in leadership to get good jobs. W. E. B.…

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    Alexander Von Humboldt and Charles Darwin are two historically important scientists in the late 18th century into the 19th century and in the 19th century, respectively. Both of these scientists were pioneers in their specific fields, Humboldt with environmentalism and epistemology and Darwin with his new take on evolution. These scientists had similarities and differences in their motives, influences, and personal attributes that affected the development of their respective sciences.…

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    For example, Morgan State University compliments the morals, values, and principles he insists African Americans must have. His battle cry was education, a primary tool to combat an unjust nation. William Edward Burghardt was born February 23, 1868 and died August 27 1963. In addition to being an intellectual, he was an African American sociologist, historian, civil rights activist, Pan-Africanist, author and editor. He was educated at Humboldt University of Berlin, Harvard University, Harvard…

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    pharmaceuticals, he could attend Friedrich Wilhelmina University (now know as the Humboldt University of Berlin) and study chemistry. Soon enough, though, he decided to transfer for the summer semester to the University of Heidelberg in 1887. He then transferred to several other universities, including the Technical College of Charlottenburg (now know as the Technical University of Berlin), and Friedrich Wilhelm University, where he finally received his doctorate. Afterwards, he began a series…

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    Mrs. Davis took up her undergrad at Brandeis University a newly integrated university and later gained her Masters at the university of California where she was later employed. Davis also received her Doctorate at Humboldt University of Berlin. Davis’ activism was influenced by a Berlin native, Herbert Marcuse. Davis’ friends she made while in Germany were active in social groups influencing her to participate and the formation on the Black Panther Party along with Marcuse moving to the states…

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    the 1960s and 70s than 1990s and beyond the article argues. The modern technology on the hand helped Africa connect to the whole world and share their cultural practices in a global way. 2- Chielozona Eze "Rethinking African culture and identity: the Afropolitan model" Northeastern Illinois University, Chicago, 2014. This article critiques the new African cultural identity that has emerged after the cold war in 1989. Eze argues that Afropolitanist identity is a constructed by the people of the…

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    W.E.B. Du Bois How was your life growing up? My father was a barber. He left my mother and I when I was very young. My mother passed when I was 16 years old in 1884. I worked as a timekeeper in a local mill while still attending school. I ended up being the first African American to graduate from my high school. What schools did you attend? I attended Harvard College, Fisk University, Humboldt University of Berlin, and Harvard University. What were some of your degrees for? I studied Civil…

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