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Academic patronage in the Scottish enlightenment : Glasgow, Edinburgh and St Andrews universities

Author: Roger L Emerson
Publisher: Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, 2008.
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Roger Emerson considers the politics of patronage appointments at the universities in Glasgow, Edinburgh and St Andrews. He explores the ways in which 388 men secured posts in three Scottish universities between 1690 and 1806.
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Emerson, Roger L.
Academic patronage in the Scottish enlightenment.
Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, 2008
(OCoLC)183148276
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Roger L Emerson
ISBN: 9780748631292 0748631291 1281357618 9781281357618
OCLC Number: 232569992
Description: 1 online resource (x, 638 pages)
Contents: COVER; Copyright; Contents; Preface; A Note about the Text; Abbreviations; PART I: Preliminaries; 1. Introduction; PART II: Glasgow University; 2. Glasgow University to 1701; 3. Principal Stirling's Regime: Family and Politics, 1701-1725; 4. Glasgow under the Campbells, 1725-1742; 5. Squadrone Glasgow and the Return of the Duke of Argyll, 1742-1761; 6. The Age of Bute and the Moderates; 7. Glasgow University in the Age of Dundas; PART III: Edinburgh University; 8. Edinburgh University to 1704; 9. Edinburgh Appointments in the Faculty of Divinity; 10. Chairs of Interest to Lawyers. 11. Surgical and Medical Chairs12. The Arts Chairs; PART IV: St Andrews University; 13. The Arts Chairs, 1690-c. 1715; 14. St Mary's College and Other Appointments, 1713-1747; 15. The Untold Story; 16. Thomas Tullideph's St Andrews, 1747-1777; 17. The Dundas Era at St Andrews, 1780-1806; PART V: Conclusions; 18. Summaries and Results; Bibliography; Appendix 1; Appendix 2; Index of Names; Index of Subjects.
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Roger Emerson considers the politics of patronage appointments at the universities in Glasgow, Edinburgh and St Andrews. He explores the ways in which 388 men secured posts in three Scottish universities between 1690 and 1806.

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