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Cambridge Commemorated : An Anthology of University Life - Laurence Fowler

Cambridge Commemorated

An Anthology of University Life

By: Laurence Fowler (Editor), Helen Fowler (Editor)

Paperback Published: 13th November 1989
ISBN: 9780521389105
Number Of Pages: 400

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Cambridge Commemorated is an illustrated anthology of passages of prose and poetry describing life at the University of Cambridge from its foundation to the present day. The daily lives of dons and students, town and gown relations, change and continuity are unfolded in letters, diaries, memoirs, novels, college records, newspapers and magazine articles. The human face of the university emerges through accounts of Cambridge characters over the centuries in a wealth of anecdotal detail enlivening this historical anthology.

'This is an excellent book, wonderful value for money, well-illustrated, perfect for dipping into, interesting on every page, stimulating to thought, and entertaining for idleness.'-- The Cambridge Review 'This elegant volume from the University's own press will make a super souvenir.' -- The Observer

List of illustrations and sources
Foreword by H.R.H. The Duke of Edinburgh
Preface
Note on the texts
The beginnings: dreaming choniclers and sundry facts
Benefactors and the growth of the 'little Commonwealth' of colleges Protestants - the New Learning, Elizabethans and Puritans
The Civil War: the garrison town Restoration, refulgence and rebellion
The eighteenth century: was reason sleeping?
The turning century: giants in the groves Victoriana
The twentieth century: a sunny world
The twentieth century: wars, aftermaths and omens
The modern University
List of colleges, foundations and societies which have been given 'approved' status by the Univesity since 1596
Undergraduate numbers by subject, 1982
Acknowledgements
Index of writers and major characters
Table of Contents provided by Publisher. All Rights Reserved.

ISBN: 9780521389105
ISBN-10: 0521389100
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 400
Published: 13th November 1989
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 24.4 x 17.0  x 2.1
Weight (kg): 0.64