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The Founding Years

Ralf Dahrendorf

in LSE: A History of the London School of Economics and Political Science 1895-1995

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202400
eISBN:
9780191675331
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202400.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter traces the events leading to the founding of the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE). On 4 August 1894, Sidney Webb came down for breakfast at Borough Farm near ... More


Social Sciences Coming of Age

Ralf Dahrendorf

in LSE: A History of the London School of Economics and Political Science 1895-1995

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202400
eISBN:
9780191675331
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202400.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter discusses the development of social science education at the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) during the Beveridge Years (1919–1937). It details the establishment ... More


LSE: A History of the London School of Economics and Political Science 1895-1995

Ralf Dahrendorf

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202400
eISBN:
9780191675331
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202400.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The London School of Economics and Political Science — the LSE — is one of the most famous academic institutions in the world. This history provides a lively account of the first century of a ... More


Growth and Growing Pains

Ralf Dahrendorf

in LSE: A History of the London School of Economics and Political Science 1895-1995

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202400
eISBN:
9780191675331
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202400.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter details the early years of the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE). Topics discussed include the appointment of Halford Mackinder as Director of LSE, the establishment ... More


An Academic Miracle

Ralf Dahrendorf

in LSE: A History of the London School of Economics and Political Science 1895-1995

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202400
eISBN:
9780191675331
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202400.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter discusses the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) during the Beveridge Years (1919–1937). Specifically, it focuses on the accomplishments of Sir William Beveridge as ... More


Discontents, Distractions, and a Long Farewell

Ralf Dahrendorf

in LSE: A History of the London School of Economics and Political Science 1895-1995

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202400
eISBN:
9780191675331
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202400.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter discusses how the political climate of the 1930s affected the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE). The 1930s (and 1940s) were one of those deeply unhappy periods of ... More


A Safe Pair of Hands

Ralf Dahrendorf

in LSE: A History of the London School of Economics and Political Science 1895-1995

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202400
eISBN:
9780191675331
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202400.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter focuses on the changes affecting the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) between 1937–1995. By the departure of William Beveridge in 1937, the work of creation and ... More


The School in Full Swing

Ralf Dahrendorf

in LSE: A History of the London School of Economics and Political Science 1895-1995

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202400
eISBN:
9780191675331
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202400.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter begins with a discussion of the decade of Sir Sydney Caine's directorship of LSE from 1957 to 1967 that were, at least until the mid-1960s, uneventful. It then considers LSE's ... More


Towards the Centenary

Ralf Dahrendorf

in LSE: A History of the London School of Economics and Political Science 1895-1995

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202400
eISBN:
9780191675331
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202400.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter focuses on the changes at the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) from the 1970s onwards. It argues that the LSE has become a precious asset for London, for Britain, ... More


Political Science and Political Economy in the Age of Academic Reform: Andrew D. White and William Graham Sumner

Robert Adcock

in Liberalism and the Emergence of American Political Science: A Transatlantic Tale

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199333622
eISBN:
9780199370146
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199333622.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter examines the growth of universities and developments within the nascent domain of political science in the post-Civil War decades. It contrasts the ways in which Andrew D. White and ... More


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