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The Cult of Harrow: Montagu Butler, Sentiment, and Success, 1860–1885

Christopher Tyerman

in A History of Harrow School 1324–1991

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198227960
eISBN:
9780191678776
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198227960.003.0014
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History, British and Irish Modern History

In twenty-five years, Montagu Butler admitted more than 4,000 boys to Harrow School, securing its status as a national institution. When advising his successor on teaching the Upper Fourth in 1879, ... More


The Arts and Social Sciences, 1939–1970

Jose Harris

in The History of the University of Oxford: Volume VIII: The Twentieth Century

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198229742
eISBN:
9780191678912
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198229742.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter examines changes in the teaching and research in the arts and social sciences at Oxford during the period from 1939 to 1970. On the eve of World War 2, academic life in Oxford was ... More


The End of the Tradition: Oxford and Adult Education since 1945

Lawrence Goldman

in Dons and Workers: Oxford and Adult Education since 1850

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205753
eISBN:
9780191676765
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205753.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Writing the history of university adult education after 1945 is considerably more difficult than doing it for any preceding period. In recent decades the ideals of the movement have become less ... More


To Follow the Argument where it Leads: An Antiquarian View of the Aim of Academic Freedom at the University of Chicago

Richard A. Shweder

in Who's Afraid of Academic Freedom?

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231168809
eISBN:
9780231538794
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231168809.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter examines academic freedom at the University of Chicago, which proudly thinks of itself as a Socratic, free-thinking, and contentious institution. More specifically, it considers the ... More


Oxford from the Other Side of the Fence

Nicola Lacey

in A Life of H.L.A. Hart: The Nightmare and the Noble Dream

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199202775
eISBN:
9780191705953
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199202775.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter details H. L. A. Hart's post-war career. In September 1945, Herbert returned to an Oxford that was a cloistered, parochial, and largely masculine community. New College was not, in most ... More


Christian Scholarship and the Rules of the Academic Game

George M. Marsden

in The Outrageous Idea of Christian Scholarship

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195122909
eISBN:
9780199853311
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195122909.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter argues that while it is certainly true that some religious believers wish to destroy the pluralistic academy, there are many other religious viewpoints, including some theologically ... More


The Anglophile Academy

Elisa Tamarkin

in Anglophilia: Deference, Devotion, and Antebellum America

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226789446
eISBN:
9780226789439
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226789439.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

This chapter considers the importance of Anglophilia to college life in the nineteenth century and to the academic mystique that it sustains. Why has intellectual and university culture historically ... More


Between the Times: October 1921–March 1930

Timothy Gorringe

in Karl Barth: Against Hegemony

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198752462
eISBN:
9780191695117
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198752462.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Theology, History of Christianity

When Barth had already started with his rewriting of the Romans, he was offered the possibility of receiving a Chair position at Göttingen in January 1921 that was confirmed in May of that year. ... More


Separation: September 1926–January 1927

BONNIE S. McDOUGALL

in Love-Letters and Privacy in Modern China: The Intimate Lives of Lu Xun and Xu Guangping

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199256792
eISBN:
9780191698378
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199256792.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

Xu Guangping re-opened the correspondence, expressing misgivings about their separation, which she described as being for only a year, and already began to think about how Lu Xun might make his way ... More


“Reminiscences of School Life”: Six College Memoirs

Stephanie Y. Evans

in Black Women in the Ivory Tower, 1850–1954: An Intellectual History

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813032689
eISBN:
9780813039299
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813032689.003.0005
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter discusses several African American women's reflections and memoirs on their college experiences from the mid-1800s to the mid-1900s wherein the then prevailing macrostory of ... More


Alive After Academia: Post-Career Reflections of Social Work Educators

Spencer J. Zeiger

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780190068189
eISBN:
9780190068219
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190068189.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

Social work educators have lived through unique experiences and possess knowledge of lifespan development, which may enable them to navigate the vicissitudes of aging and envision a rich life beyond ... More


What is ‘impact’? Learning from examples across the professional life course

Tina Haux

Catherine Needham, Elke Heins, and James Rees (eds)

in Social Policy Review 30: Analysis and Debate in Social Policy, 2018

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781447349990
eISBN:
9781447350026
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447349990.003.0009
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

The inclusion of research impact in the 2014 Research Excellence Framework in the UK (REF2014) was greeted with scepticism by the academic community, not least due to the challenges of defining and ... More


Legal History

Paul Brand

in A Century of British Medieval Studies

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263952
eISBN:
9780191734083
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263952.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This chapter examines twentieth-century British scholarship on medieval English legal history. Legal history has long been a marginal subject within British academic life, falling somewhat clumsily ... More


Art and Science

C. T. McIntire

in Herbert Butterfield: Historian as Dissenter

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300098075
eISBN:
9780300130089
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300098075.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter focuses on a traumatic period in Butterfield's academic life—the academic year 1922–1923. Within the intimacies of the college, Temperley took charge of him and began to turn him into a ... More


Revolutionary Consciousness

Cary Nelson

in The Critical Pulse: Thirty-Six Credos by Contemporary Critics

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231161152
eISBN:
9780231530736
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231161152.003.0014
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

In this chapter, the author describes some of his books that highlight historical realities absent from contemporary consciousness. These include Repression and Recovery: Modern American Poetry and ... More


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