skip to content
Mr Hopkins' men : Cambridge reform and British mathematics in the 19th century Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Mr Hopkins' men : Cambridge reform and British mathematics in the 19th century

Author: Alex D D Craik
Publisher: London : Springer, 2007.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
Database:WorldCat
Summary:
Drawing on accounts of life at Cambridge, this book provides readers a glimpse inside its colleges, and charts the evolution of the curriculum and the slow, often reluctant, reforms that led to Cambridge's dominance of British higher education.
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Craik, Alex D.D.
Mr Hopkins' men.
London : Springer, 2007
(DLC) 2006940325
(OCoLC)122284767
Named Person: William Hopkins; William Hopkins; William Hopkins
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Alex D D Craik
ISBN: 9781846287916 184628791X 9781846287909 1846287901 1848001320 9781848001329
OCLC Number: 288625395
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 405 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Introducing Hopkins and His Wranglers; The Student Experience, 1820-1860; Cambridge University in Context; Teaching at Cambridge; William Hopkins; Hopkins' Top Wranglers, 1829-1854; The "Cambridge Stamp"; Wranglers at Home: Four Biographies; Universities and Colleges; Wranglers Abroad: Churchmen and Educators in the Colonies; The Growth of a Research Community; Achievements in the Mathematical Sciences; Postscript.
Responsibility: A.D.D. Craik.
More information:

Abstract:

This is the story of a remarkable private tutor, William Hopkins, and the education and careers of his students: the so-called 'Wranglers'. First-hand accounts of life at Cambridge allow the reader a  Read more...

Reviews

Editorial reviews

Publisher Synopsis

From the reviews: "Mr Hopkins' Men is a book which takes the reader on a hike across nineteenth century mathematics in the British Isles. It takes in university reform, the lives of great Read more...

 
User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/288625395> # Mr Hopkins' men Cambridge reform and British mathematics in the 19th century
    a schema:CreativeWork, schema:Book, schema:MediaObject ;
    library:oclcnum "288625395" ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://dbpedia.org/resource/London> ; # London
    library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/enk> ;
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1204479> ; # England--Cambridge.
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/154437288#Topic/history_of_mathematics> ; # History of Mathematics
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/154437288#Topic/popular_science_in_mathematics_computer_science_natural_science_technology> ; # Popular Science in Mathematics/Computer Science/Natural Science/Technology
    schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/510.7114265909034/e22/> ;
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1012286> ; # Mathematics--Study and teaching (Higher)
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/154437288#Event/1800_1899> ; # 1800 - 1899
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/154437288#Topic/electronic_books> ; # Electronic books
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/154437288#Topic/mathematicians_england_cambridge> ; # Mathematicians--England--Cambridge
    schema:about <http://viaf.org/viaf/10611332> ; # William Hopkins
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/154437288#Organization/university_of_cambridge> ; # University of Cambridge.
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/154437288#Topic/mathematics_study_&_teaching> ; # MATHEMATICS--Study & Teaching
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1012154> ; # Mathematicians
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/154437288#Topic/mathematics_study_and_teaching_higher_england_cambridge_history_19th_century> ; # Mathematics--Study and teaching (Higher)--England--Cambridge--History--19th century
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/154437288#Topic/history_of_science> ; # History of Science
    schema:bookFormat schema:EBook ;
    schema:creator <http://viaf.org/viaf/29778797> ; # Alex D. D. Craik
    schema:datePublished "2007" ;
    schema:description "Drawing on accounts of life at Cambridge, this book provides readers a glimpse inside its colleges, and charts the evolution of the curriculum and the slow, often reluctant, reforms that led to Cambridge's dominance of British higher education."@en ;
    schema:description "Introducing Hopkins and His Wranglers; The Student Experience, 1820-1860; Cambridge University in Context; Teaching at Cambridge; William Hopkins; Hopkins' Top Wranglers, 1829-1854; The "Cambridge Stamp"; Wranglers at Home: Four Biographies; Universities and Colleges; Wranglers Abroad: Churchmen and Educators in the Colonies; The Growth of a Research Community; Achievements in the Mathematical Sciences; Postscript."@en ;
    schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/154437288> ;
    schema:genre "Biography"@en ;
    schema:genre "History"@en ;
    schema:genre "Electronic books"@en ;
    schema:inLanguage "en" ;
    schema:isSimilarTo <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/122284767> ;
    schema:name "Mr Hopkins' men Cambridge reform and British mathematics in the 19th century"@en ;
    schema:productID "288625395" ;
    schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/288625395#PublicationEvent/london_springer_2007> ;
    schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/154437288#Agent/springer> ; # Springer
    schema:url <http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&db=nlabk&AN=229050> ;
    schema:url <http://www.myilibrary.com?id=175721> ;
    schema:url <http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-1-84628-791-6> ;
    schema:url <http://public.eblib.com/choice/publicfullrecord.aspx?p=364454> ;
    schema:url <http://www.myilibrary.com?id=125074> ;
    schema:url <http://site.ebrary.com/id/10223692> ;
    schema:url <http://www.springerlink.com/openurl.asp?genre=book&isbn=978-1-84628-791-6> ;
    schema:url <http://www.myilibrary.com?id=175721&ref=toc> ;
    schema:url <http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/enhancements/fy0825/2006940325-t.html> ;
    schema:url <http://www.myilibrary.com?id=125074&ref=toc> ;
    schema:workExample <http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-1-84628-791-6> ;
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781848001329> ;
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781846287909> ;
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781846287916> ;
    wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/288625395> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://dbpedia.org/resource/London> # London
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "London" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/154437288#Organization/university_of_cambridge> # University of Cambridge.
    a schema:Organization ;
    schema:name "University of Cambridge." ;
    schema:name "University of Cambridge" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/154437288#Topic/history_of_mathematics> # History of Mathematics
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "History of Mathematics"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/154437288#Topic/history_of_science> # History of Science
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "History of Science"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/154437288#Topic/mathematics_study_&_teaching> # MATHEMATICS--Study & Teaching
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "MATHEMATICS--Study & Teaching"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/154437288#Topic/mathematics_study_and_teaching_higher_england_cambridge_history_19th_century> # Mathematics--Study and teaching (Higher)--England--Cambridge--History--19th century
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:hasPart <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85082139> ;
    schema:name "Mathematics--Study and teaching (Higher)--England--Cambridge--History--19th century"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/154437288#Topic/popular_science_in_mathematics_computer_science_natural_science_technology> # Popular Science in Mathematics/Computer Science/Natural Science/Technology
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Popular Science in Mathematics/Computer Science/Natural Science/Technology"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1012154> # Mathematicians
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Mathematicians"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1012286> # Mathematics--Study and teaching (Higher)
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Mathematics--Study and teaching (Higher)"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1204479> # England--Cambridge.
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "England--Cambridge." ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/10611332> # William Hopkins
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:birthDate "1793" ;
    schema:deathDate "1866" ;
    schema:familyName "Hopkins" ;
    schema:givenName "William" ;
    schema:name "William Hopkins" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/29778797> # Alex D. D. Craik
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:familyName "Craik" ;
    schema:givenName "Alex D. D." ;
    schema:name "Alex D. D. Craik" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781846287909>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:bookFormat schema:Hardcover ;
    schema:isbn "1846287901" ;
    schema:isbn "9781846287909" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781846287916>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "184628791X" ;
    schema:isbn "9781846287916" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781848001329>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:description "print" ;
    schema:isbn "1848001320" ;
    schema:isbn "9781848001329" ;
    .

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/122284767>
    a schema:CreativeWork ;
    rdfs:label "Mr Hopkins' men." ;
    schema:description "Print version:" ;
    schema:isSimilarTo <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/288625395> ; # Mr Hopkins' men Cambridge reform and British mathematics in the 19th century
    .

<http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/288625395>
    a genont:InformationResource, genont:ContentTypeGenericResource ;
    schema:about <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/288625395> ; # Mr Hopkins' men Cambridge reform and British mathematics in the 19th century
    schema:dateModified "2015-05-22" ;
    void:inDataset <http://purl.oclc.org/dataset/WorldCat> ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.