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Introduction

R. D. Anderson

in European Universities from the Enlightenment to 1914

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198206606
eISBN:
9780191717307
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206606.003.0021
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This introductory chapter places the book in the context of recent scholarly work in university history, and outlines its structure. It argues that the years around 1870 were an important turning ... More


Enrolments and Social Patterns

R. D. Anderson

in European Universities from the Enlightenment to 1914

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198206606
eISBN:
9780191717307
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206606.003.0008
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter summarizes work done on the social history of universities in the 1960s and 1970s, by scholars including Fritz Ringer, Christophe Charle, and Detlef Mëller. University enrolments ... More


The Formation of Elites

R. D. Anderson

in European Universities from the Enlightenment to 1914

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198206606
eISBN:
9780191717307
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206606.003.0009
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter continues the social theme by looking at recent scholarship on the role of education in creating elite values, especially in an age of growing nationalism and democracy. A scholarly ... More


The University of Chicago: A History

John W. Boyer

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226242514
eISBN:
9780226242651
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226242651.001.0001
Subject:
Education, History of Education

This book is a history of the University of Chicago, from its first founding in 1857 through its re-founding in 1890 till today. It presents the story of the emergence and growth of a complex ... 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


University and Locality

Richard Whiting

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/9780198229742.003.0021
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter examines the history of the University of Oxford's relationship with its locality during the period from 1914 to 1970. It suggests that the relationship between town and university in ... More


The Arts and Social Studies, 1914–1939

Robert Currie

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/9780198229742.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter examines the arts and social studies at the University of Oxford during the period from 1914 to 1939. During this period, the university produced a number of texts in English and modern ... More


The Non-Medical Sciences, 1939–1970

John Roche

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/9780198229742.003.0010
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter examines changes in the teaching and research in non-medical sciences at Oxford during the period from 1939 to 1970. Though differences between the cultures of arts and the sciences had ... More


Government and Administration, 1914–1964

Brian Harrison

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/9780198229742.003.0025
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter examines the changes in the University of Oxford's administrative structure during the period from 1914 to 1964. It suggests that the growth in the university's central direction and ... More


The Non-Medical Sciences, 1914–1939

J.B. Morrell

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/9780198229742.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter examines teaching and research in the field of non-medical sciences at Oxford during the period from 1914 to 1939. The university's contribution to the war effort through its scientists ... More


Politics

Brian Harrison

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/9780198229742.003.0014
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter examines the politics of Oxford during the period from 1914 to 1970. During this period, the university educated nine of Britain's nineteen prime ministers, fourteen of the thirty-three ... More


For the Common Good: A New History of Higher Education in America

Charles Dorn

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780801452345
eISBN:
9781501712616
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452345.001.0001
Subject:
Education, History of Education

Are colleges and universities in a period of unprecedented disruption? Is a bachelor's degree still worth the investment? What, exactly, is higher education good for? This book challenges the ... More


Oxford and the Second World War

Paul Addison

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/9780198229742.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter examines the impact of World War 2 on Oxford. It suggests the outstanding wartime characteristic of the university was in its adaptability. During this period, the university was able to ... More


Oxford and the First World War

J. M. Winter

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/9780198229742.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter examines the impact of World War I on the University of Oxford. There were positive and negative effects of the war. War severed the university's ties with German scholars and undermined ... More


College life, 1918–1939

Brian Harrison

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/9780198229742.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter examines college life at the University of Oxford during the period from 1918 to 1939. During this period, Oxford's collegiate structure prevailed over criticisms and adapted itself. The ... More


College Life, 1945–1970

Keith Thomas

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/9780198229742.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter examines college life at Oxford during the period from 1945 to 1970. College life during this period represents a picture of immense vitality and diversity. In addition to the ... More


The Junior Members, 1900–1990: A Profile

Daniel I. Greenstein

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/9780198229742.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter examines the growth in the number of students or junior members of the University of Oxford from 1900 to 1990. During this period the annual number of men and women matriculating as ... More


The Recombinant University: Genetic Engineering and the Emergence of Stanford Biotechnology

Doogab Yi

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780226143835
eISBN:
9780226216119
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226216119.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This book examines the history of biotechnology when it was new, especially when it was synonymous with recombinant DNA technology. I focus on the academic community in the San Francisco Bay Area ... More


Lyse Roy, L’université de Caen aux xve et xvie siècles: identité et représentation. Education and Society in the Middle Ages and Renaissance, 24 (Brill, Leiden & Boston, 2006). 314pp.

Peter Denley

in History of Universities: Volume XXV/2

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199694044
eISBN:
9780191804861
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199694044.003.0007
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter looks at the narrow field of university history and uses this concept to explain why it has become unfashionable for monographs to present histories of individual universities. This is ... More


Heavenston

Mary Barr

in Friends Disappear: The Battle for Racial Equality in Evanston

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780226156323
eISBN:
9780226156637
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226156637.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

In the mid-nineteenth century a group of Methodist ministers founded Northwestern University infusing Evanston’s economic, political, and cultural life with a religious morality. Chapter 1 presents ... More


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