History of Universities: Volume XXIII/1

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Volume XXII/1 of History of Universities contains the customary mix of learned articles, book reviews, conference reports, and bibliographical information, which makes this publication such an indispensable tool for the historian of higher education. Its contributions range widely geographically, chronologically, and in subject-matter. The volume is, as always, a lively combination of original research and invaluable reference material.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780199541041
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
  • Publication date: 10/15/2008
  • Series: History of Universities Series
  • Pages: 322
  • Product dimensions: 5.60 (w) x 8.60 (h) x 0.90 (d)

Table of Contents

Academic Condemnation and the Decline of Theology at Oxford, Andrew E. Larsen
Christ Church Oxford, the Ancients-Moderns Controversy, and the Promotion of Newton in Post-Revolutionary England, John Friesen
The Relationships Between Astronomical Observatories and Universities in nineteenth-century France, Jérôme Lamy and Yves Gingras
A Magnificent Fungus on the Political Tree : The Growth of University Representation in the United Kingdom, 1832-1950, Joseph S. Meisel
Review Essay
Sitting Down at a 'Thyestean Banquet of Clap-trap', Sheldon Rothblatt
Book Reviews
Leonardi Garzoni, Trattati della calamita, ed. Monica Ugaglia, Nick Wilding
Emanuela Scribano, Angeli e beati. Modelli di conoscenza da Tommaso a Spinoza, Francesca de Poppa
L. E. Rodríguez-San Pedro Bezares (ed.), Historia de la Universidad de Salamanca. Saberes y confluencias, (Historia de la Universidad de Salamanca, Vol. III), Simona Langella
William Whyte, Oxford Jackson: Architecture, Education, Status, and Style 1835-1924 (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2006), Sheldon Rothblatt

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