History of universities. Volume XXXI/1 / editor: Mordechai Feingold.

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Other Authors: Feingold, Mordechai (Editor)
Format: eBook
Published: Oxford, United Kingdom : Oxford University Press, 2018.
Series:History of Universities Ser.
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Table of Contents:
  • Cover; History of Universities; Copyright; Contents; Supplications to the Pope from the University of Cambridge in the Fourteenth Century; The Rotulus of 1331; The Rotuli of 1363; The Rotulus of 1366; The Rotulus of 1371; Demographic Representation and the Fifteenth Century Crisis of the University of Paris; I. Total University Population; II. A Demographic Downturn; III. Demography in Context; Studies on the Iconography of Universities in the Holy Roman Empire: Images on Seals and Maces; State of Research; Universities in the Holy Roman Empire; Academic Maces and Seals; Academic Heraldry
  • Choice and Changes of IconographyMedieval Foundations: Universities; Medieval Foundations: Faculties; Counter-Reformation Foundations: Universities; Counter-Reformation Foundations: Faculties; Protestant Foundations: Universities; Protestant Foundations: Faculties; Strenæ Natalitiæ: Ambivalence and Equivocation in Oxford in 1688; 'Maintain the old institutions in their old quiet way': Beresford Hope and the Religious and Political Dimensions of University Reform in Victorian Britain; 1. Introduction; 2. A Cambridge Man and the Question of University Reform
  • 3. Universities as Religious Institutions4. Making Universities Fit for Purpose; 5. Conclusion; 'University': The History of the Search for a Definition in England; Rethinking of Definitions in Europe and the USA: The Reach of Humboldt; Newman and Hastings Rashdall: Out of Touch with the Recent German Reforms?; The 'Definition' in the Oxford and Cambridge Act 1877; Legislating for Oxford and Cambridge; 'Education, Religion, Learning and Research'; Royal Charters and the Purposes of the New Universities; The 'Robbins Report'
  • Academic Freedom, Freedom of Speech on Campus and the Legislation of 1986-1992The 'Dearing Report' of 1997; Conclusion: An Institution or a Community?; Richard Yeo, Notebooks, English Virtuosi, and Early Modern Science (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2014). xviii + 398pp; Renée Raphael, Reading Galileo. Scribal Technologies and the Two New Sciences (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2017). ix + 265pp.; James Axtell, Wisdom's Workshop. The Rise of the Modern University. Princeton University Press: Princeton and Oxford, 2016. 417pp.