The Cambridge Apostles, 1820-1914 : liberalism, imagination, and friendship in British intellectual and professional life (Book, 1998) [WorldCat.org]
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The Cambridge Apostles, 1820-1914 : liberalism, imagination, and friendship in British intellectual and professional life

Author: William C Lubenow
Publisher: Cambridge [England] ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This is a full-scale study of the world's most famous secret society, the Cambridge 'Apostles', whose select membership included such figures as F. D. Maurice, Lytton Strachey, John Maynard Keynes  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: William C Lubenow
ISBN: 0521572134 9780521572132
OCLC Number: 37731652
Description: xvi, 458 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction: The Apostles and intellectual and professional life --
1. The Cambridge Conversazione Society and the formation of friendship --
2. The social background, education, and careers of the Cambridge Apostles --
3. The Apostles and the great world: parliament, government, the civil service, and the law --
4. The Apostles and the great world: journalism, letters, and clubs --
5. The Apostles and learning: the Public Schools --
6. The Apostles and learning: the universities --
7. The Apostles, religion, and the crisis of belief --
App. The Cambridge Apostles: a biographical directory.
Responsibility: W.C. Lubenow.
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'This is a scholarly book, deep and learned, tightly focused but not without consideration of the wider context in which it sits.' Cambridge

 
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