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Redbrick : a social and architectural history of Britain's civic universities

Author: William Whyte
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2016.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This title provides a full-scale study of Britain's civic universities, arguing that the education model created by Redbrick institutions has become the normal university experience throughout the country, shaping the lives and careers of millions.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William Whyte
ISBN: 9780198790341 0198790341 9780198716129 0198716125
OCLC Number: 1043117466
Notes: Originally published: 2015.
Awards: Winner of Shortlisted for the History Today Book Prize 2016; shortlisted for the Society of Architectural Historians of Great Britain: Alice Davis Hitchcock Medallion 2016.
Target Audience: Specialized.
Description: 416 pages : illustrations (black and white) ; 24 cm
Contents: PART ONE: 1783-1843; PART TWO: 1843-1880; PART THREE: 1880-1914; PART FOUR: 1914-1949; PART FIVE: 1949-1973; PART SIX: 1973-1997
Responsibility: William Whyte.

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