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Cambridge Commemorated By Edited by Laurence Fowler

Cambridge Commemorated
by Edited by Laurence Fowler

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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.
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Cambridge Commemorated: An Anthology of University Life by Edited by Laurence Fowler

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.

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Cambridge Commemorated Reviews


'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

Table of Contents


List of illustrations and sources; Foreword by H.R.H. The Duke of Edinburgh; Preface; Note on the texts; 1. The Beginnings: dreaming choniclers and sundry facts; 2. Benefactors and the growth of the 'little Commonwealth' of colleges; 3. Protestants - the New Learning, Elizabethans and Puritans; 4. The Civil War: the garrison town; 5. Restoration, refulgence and rebellion; 6 The Eighteenth Century: was reason sleeping?; 7. The Turning Century: giants in the groves; 8. Victoriana; 9. The Twentieth Century: a sunny world; 10. The Twentieth Century: wars, aftermaths and omens; 11. The modern University; Appendix 1. List of colleges, foundations and societies which have been given 'approved' status by the University since 1596; Appendix 2. Undergraduate numbers by subject, 1982; Acknowledgements; Index of writers and major characters.

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GOR001425350
Cambridge Commemorated: An Anthology of University Life by Edited by Laurence Fowler
Edited by Laurence Fowler
Used - Very Good
Hardback
Cambridge University Press
1984-03-08
399
0521257433
9780521257435
N/A
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