By William McGrew
McGrew starts off with Anatolia’s nineteenth-century Boston-based founders, who at the start was hoping to carry Calvinist Christianity to the various peoples of the Ottoman Empire and progressively shifted their emphasis to academic targets. whereas looking to increase the lives of the population of Asia Minor and past from the College’s campus south of the Black Sea, Protestant educators additionally encountered rampant ethnic strife and the lack of many scholars and employees. so much memorable used to be the pursuit on horseback throughout Turkey’s plains by way of American ladies to avoid wasting fifty ladies another way destined to perish by the hands of Turks. Renewed violence following international conflict I pressured Anatolia to relocate from Turkey to Thessaloniki, the main urban of northern Greece.The ebook follows Anatolia over the next a long time because it embraced a society experiencing an often-violent trajectory, together with the Nazi profession by way of civil struggle. still, the varsity succeeded in constructing a spacious campus and in drawing capable scholars from all components of Greece via beneficiant scholarships. shut collaboration among Greek and American educators in merging the Hellenic cultural legacy with the most powerful positive aspects of yank guide enabled Anatolia to turn into this present day one in every of Greece’s most eminent associations at either the college and school degrees. Its wealthy background offers a distinct window at the American missionary stream, the Armenian genocides, the Greek-Turkish clash, international wars and ongoing achievements in foreign schooling in the course of the prism of the survival and development of an American collage stuck in near-perpetual upheaval.
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