A History of the University of Cambridge, Volume 2: 1546-1750

A History of the University of Cambridge, Volume 2: 1546-1750

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A History of the University of Cambridge, Volume 2: 1546-1750

This volume brings to completion the four-volume series, a vital contribution to academic history. Special features of this volume relate it to social and political history—especially to the gentry who provided patronage and recruits, as well as the royal court and parliament. The history of the university features extensive material on its architectural heritage, and a chapter on such intellectual giants between 1660-1740 as Richard Bentley and Isaac Newton. Also available: Volume 1: The University to 1546 0-521-32882-9 Hardback $90.00 C Volume 3: 1750-1870 0-521-35060-3 Hardback $130.00 C Volume 4: 1870-1990 0-521-34350-X Hardback $110.00 C

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ISBN-13: 9780521350594
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 03/31/2004
Series: History of the University of Cambridge Series , #2
Pages: 636
Product dimensions: 5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 1.50(d)

Table of Contents

List of illustrations; General editor's preface; Preface; 1. Cambridge saved; 2. The buildings of Cambridge; 3. The constitutional revolution of the 1570s; 4. Cambridge University and the state; 5. Cambridge and parliament; 6. Cambridge and 'the country'; 7. A local habitation: gownsmen and townsmen; 8. Heads, leases and masters' lodges; 9. Tutors and students; 10. The electoral scene in a culture of patronage; 11. The electoral scene and the court: royal mandates 1558-1640; 12 Learning and doctrine, 1550-1660; 13. Cambridge and the puritan revolution; 14. Cambridge and the scientific revolution; 15. The syllabus, religion and politics, 1660-1750; 16. Epilogue; Bibliographical references.

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