The University of Oxford: A History

The University of Oxford: A History

by L.W.B. Brockliss

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780199243563
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication date: 05/24/2016
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 720
Sales rank: 629,622
Product dimensions: 6.70(w) x 10.00(h) x 1.90(d)

About the Author

Professor L.W.B. Brockliss is a historian of education, science, and medicine with a particular interest in early-modern France and England. His doctoral thesis was on the University of Paris and his first book was a study of French Higher Education in the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries (1987). More recently, he has been the editor and co-author of Magdalen College, Oxford: A History (2008). For many years he was the English representative on the international commission for the history of higher education and he has also edited the journal History of Universities.

Table of Contents

Part 1: The Catholic University: c.1100-1534
Introduction: The First Universities
1. Foundation and Institutionalisation
2. A University of Clerics
3. Halls and Colleges
4. Teaching and Learning
Conclusion: Towards the Reformation
Part II: The Anglican University: 1534-1845
Introduction: The Age of Confessionalism
5. The University and the Colleges
6. Church and State
7. Students and Teachers
8. Masters and Learning
Conclusion: English Exceptionalism
Part III: The Imperial University: 1845-1945
Introduction: Reform and Resurrection
9. A Century of Reform
10. Undergraduates and their Education
11. Oxford Life
12. Towards the Research University
Conclusion: Oxford in Context
Part IV: The World University: 1945-2013
13. External Pressures and Internal Responses
14. Students, Staff, and Research
15. The Oxford Experience
Conclusion: Future Prospects

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