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The humanities and the Irish university : anomalies and opportunities

Author: Michael O'Sullivan
Publisher: Manchester : Manchester University Press, 2015.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This is a book-length study of the humanities and the Irish university. Ireland was a deeply religious country throughout the 20th century but the colleges of its national university never established a religion or theology department. The official first language of Ireland is Irish but the vast majority of teaching in the arts and humanities is in English. These are two of the anomalies that long constrained  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
(OCoLC)863684259
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Michael O'Sullivan
ISBN: 9781781707678 1781707677 9781526112071 1526112078
OCLC Number: 906782237
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Introduction: defining the humanities1. The humanities in the Irish context2. Newman and the origins of the National University3. The emergence of an Irish humanities ethos4. International comparisons5. The transformation of humanities education in IrelandBibliographyIndex -- .
Other Titles: University press scholarship online.
Responsibility: Michael O'Sullivan.

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