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History of Universities, Volume VIII : 1989 - Laurence Brockliss

History of Universities, Volume VIII


By: Laurence Brockliss (Editor)

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Volume VIII of the "History of Universities" contains the customary mix of learned articles, book reviews, research notes and bibliographical information which makes this annual publication a useful tool for the historian of higher education. The present volume carries a wide range of articles covering the early history of Europe's universities, as well as their later development. The authors and contributors are drawn from all parts of the western world giving the journal an international flavour. Of particular note is the article by the German historian, Notker Hammerstein, on the role of the university in the creation of the modern world. Specifically taking issue with the traditional belief that the universities of the 18th century were antediluvian fossils, he argues that the modern western mind was the product of the European, specifically German, law school, not the scientific academy.

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'There are ... in these admirable volumes useful conference reports and book reviews, as well as indexes, History of Universities has well and truly come of age, and the time is ripe for libraries in the history of science to snap up as many of the back-issues as they need to complete their holdings.' J.D. North, Archives Internationales D'Histoire Des Sciences, Anno. 1992, Vol. 42, No. 123

Articles Michael McVaugh and Luis Garcia Ballester: The Medical Faculty at Early Fourteenth-Century Lerida Thomas E. Morrissey: The Art of Teaching and Learning Law: A Late Medieval Tract Mario Rizzo: University, Administration, Taxation, and Society in Italy in the Sixteenth Century: The Case of Fiscal Exemptions for the University of Pavia G. L'E. Turner: Experimental Science in Early Nineteenth-Century Oxford Hans-Georg Schneider: The Threat to Authority in the Revolution of Chemistry Notker Hammerstein: The Modern World, Sciences, Medicine, and Universities Conference Reports Summary of the Proceedings of the Workshop on 'Arabic-Islamic Thought and the Evolution of Ideas at the Time of the First European Universities' held July 18-20, 1988, as part of the Summer Euro-Arab University, Bologna (Charles Burnett) The Seminar in the History of the Book to 1500, Conference 8-10 July 1988, St Edmund Hall, Oxford (Teresa Webber) Essay Review University Records, Social History, and the Creation of Large Databases (Peter Denley) Book Reviews John H. Jones, Balliol College. A History 1263-1939 (John Twigg) Jan Havranek, Josef Petran, and Anna Skybova, Universitas Carolina, 1348-1984 (R. J. W. Evans) John Twigg, A History of Queens' College, Cambridge, 1448-1986 (E. S. Leedham-Green) J. S. G. Blair, History of Medicine in St Andrews University (Derek A. Dow) F.-B. Lickteig, The German Carmelites at the Medieval Universities (John M. Fletcher) D. Poirion (ed.), Milieux universitaires et mentalite urbaine au Moyen Age (Hilde de Ridder-Symeons) Nancy G. Siraisi, Avicenna in Renaissance Italy. The Canon and Medical Teaching in Italian Universities after 1500 (Laurence Brockliss) E. S. Leedham-Green, 'Books in Cambridge Inventories: Book-Lists from Vice-Chancellor's Court Probate Inventories in the Tudor and Stuart Periods (Lisa Jardine) Ivana Cornejova and Anna Fechtnerova, Zivotopisny slovnik Prazske Univerzity, filozoficka a teologicka fakulta 1654-1773 (Paul Richard Blum) E. G. W. Bill, Education at Christ Church Oxford 1660-1800 (Jennifer Carter) Marina Roggero, Il Sapere e la Virtu: Stato Universita e Professioni nel Piemonte tra Settecento ed Ottocento (Dorinda Outram) Atlas de la Revolution francaise. 2. L'Enseignement 1760-1815 (Laurence Brockliss) James T. Flynn, The University Reform of Tsar Alexander I 1802-1835 (David Saunders) Robin S. Harris, A History of Higher Education in Canada 1663-1960' (Peter Searby) M. Anne Crowther and Brenda Whit, On Soul and Conscience. The Medical Expert and Crime. 150 Years of Forensic Medicine in Glasgow (Derek A. Dow) David R. Jones, The Origins of Civic Universites: Manchester, Leeds and Liverpool (Peter Slee) Henry Tudor, St Cuthbert's Society 1888-1988 (Peter Slee) J. Gwynn Williams, The University College of North Wales: Foundations 1884-1927 (George T. Popham) Stephen Parks, The Elizabethan Club of Yale University and Its Library (Roger L. Geiger) Mario Lanczik, Der Breslauer Psychiater Carl Wernicke. Werkanalyse und Wirkungsgeschichte als Beitrag zur Medizingeschichte Schlesiens (Renate Hauser) R. Clogg, Politics and the Academy: Arnold Toynbee and the Koraes Chair (O. Taplin) Wolfgang Weiss, Der anglo-amerikanische Universitaetsroman (Richard Sheppard) Historical Research Volume 60, No. 142, June 1987 (Christopher Harvie) History of Education Quarterly Volume 7, Nos. 3 and 4, 1987 (Elizabeth J. Morse) Bibliography Publications on University History since 1977: A Continuing Bibliography (John M. Fletcher, with the assistance of Christopher A. Upton) Index to the Bibliography

ISBN: 9780198227243
ISBN-10: 0198227248
Series: History of Universities : Book 8
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 326
Published: 28th December 1989
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.9 x 14.5  x 2.4
Weight (kg): 0.55