London Higher

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Overview

This volume of historical essays explores the full ramifications of the beginnings and development of the various branches of higher education in the area of London. It discusses: the contributions of the London County Council and the City of London; the economic and social context; questions of funding, class and gender; the polytechnics, teacher training, university extension, technical and scientific education; and the arts. This book will be an important contribution both to the history of London and the history of higher education on the UK.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780485115246
  • Publisher: Bloomsbury
  • Publication date: 12/1/2000
  • Pages: 338
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.50 (h) x 0.87 (d)

Meet the Author

Professor Roderick Floud is Provost of London Guildhall University.

Dr. Sean Glynn is Senior Research Fellow in the department of Politics and Modern History, London Guildhall University.

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Table of Contents

Preface Roderick Floud List of contributors
1 The establishment of higher education in London: a survey Sean Glynn
2 Higher education and the London economy Nick Richards John Pratt
3 Higher education in the London community Anne J. Kershen
4 Class and gender aspects of higher education in London: the origins of London Polytechnics Miriam G. David
5 The City of London and higher education Sean Glynn
6 The London Country Council and higher education Brenda Weeden
7 The funding of higher education in London Arthur R. Chandler
8 The London polytechnics John Izbicki
9 Teacher training in London Richard Aldrich
10 Technical and scientific education in London Richard G. Williams
11 Higher education and the visual arts in London William Vaughan Notes Index.

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