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A history of the University of Cambridge. Vol. 3, 1750-1870

Author: Christopher Nugent Lawrence Brooke; Damian Riehl Leader; Peter Searby
Publisher: Cambridge [England] ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1988.
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This volume describes the structure, constitution and curricula of the University of Cambridge and the part it played in the political life of Britain. The careers and intellectual achievements of  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
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History of the University of Cambridge. Vol. 3, 1750-1870.
Cambridge [England] ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1988
(DLC) 87025586
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Christopher Nugent Lawrence Brooke; Damian Riehl Leader; Peter Searby
ISBN: 0585090998 9780585090993
OCLC Number: 137368963
Description: 1 online resource (xviii, 797 pages) : illustrations
Contents: General editor's preface; Introduction; 1. Townscape and University: topographical change; 2. The University: its constitution, personnel and tasks; 3. Colleges: buildings, masters and fellows; 4. Colleges: tutors, bursars and money; 5. Mathematics, law and medicine; 6. Science and other studies; 7. Religion in the University: its rituals and significance; 8. The orthodox and latitudinarian traditions, 1700-1800; 9. Cambridge religion 1780-1840: evangelicanism; 10. Cambridge religion: the mid-Victorian years; 1. The University as a political institution, 1750-1815; 12. The background to University reform, 1830-50; 13. Cambridge and reform, 1815-1870; 14. The Graham Commission and its aftermath; 15. The undergraduate experience, I: Philip Yorke and the Wordsworths; 16. The undergraduate experience, II: Charles Astor Bristed and William Everett; 17. The undergraduate experience, III: William Thomson; 18. Games for gownsmen: walking, athletics, boating and ball games; 19. Leisure for town and gown: music, debating and drama; Appendices; Bibliography.
Responsibility: edited by Christopher Nugent Lawrence Brooke [and others].

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