Women at Cambridge / Edition 2

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Overview

This scrupulously researched and entertaining study of women's education at Cambridge, first published by Gollancz in 1975, is now reissued in paperback, with an extended new Introduction by Gillian Sutherland, to commemorate the fiftieth anniversary of the first formal admission of women to degrees at Cambridge.
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"this book should be on the shelf of any serious scholar of English church history." American Historical Review

"...a substantial account of the parish from its appearance in Anglo-Saxon England to its loss of vitality in the Victorian period...Numerous illustrations and other aids guide readers through this important book about the church's local culture." Religious Studies Review

"This is a substantial account of the parish from its apperance in Anglo-Saxon England to its loss of vitality in the Victorian period." Religious Studies Review

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780521644648
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press
  • Publication date: 9/28/1998
  • Edition description: Subsequent
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 230
  • Product dimensions: 5.98 (w) x 8.98 (h) x 0.71 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction to the revised edition of Women at Cambridge Gillian Sutherland; Preface to the revised edition; Notes on research material; 1. Introduction; 2. Local examinations; 3. The Schools Enquiry Commission and plans for a college for women; 4. The foundation of the Cambridge colleges for women; 5. 1881 admission to examinations; 6. 1887 the damp squib; 7. Interlude; 8. A new campaign; 9. A temporary wave of reaction?; 10. A men's university: round four; 11. Epilogue: the raising of a Proctor's hat; Appendices; Bibliography.
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