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Science at Oxford : 1914-1939 : transforming an arts university

Author: Jack Morrell
Publisher: Oxford : Clarendon Press, 2006
Edition/Format:   Print book : Government publication : English : ReprintView all editions and formats
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Oxford University has not always possessed the high reputation in the sciences for which it is now renowned: it was not until the period between this centurys two world wars that science was firmly established in a university previously noted for its devotion to arts subjects. By 1939, despite only modest increases in the numbers of fellows or undergraduates in science, Oxford had developed an important new research  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jack Morrell
ISBN: 9780198206576 0198206577
OCLC Number: 768097657
Notes: Originalår: 1997
Description: xvii, 473 p. : ill., kort ; 24 cm.
Responsibility: Jack Morrell

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This text is on the subject of science at Oxford University, from 1914 - 1939, and is intended for scholars and students of university history, and the history of science - particularly those  Read more...

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