Sheldon Rothblatt, 21 January 1988
Show More The History of the University of Oxford. Vol. I: The Early Oxford Schools edited by J.I. Catto.
Oxford, 684 pp., £55, June 1984, 0 19 951011 3Show More
The History of the University of Oxford. Vol. III: The Collegiate University edited by James McConia.
Oxford, 775 pp., £60, July 1986, 9780199510139Show More
The History of the University of Oxford. Vol. V: The 18th Century edited by L.S. Sutherland and L.G. Mitchell.
Oxford, 949 pp., £75, July 1986, 0 19 951011 3Show More
Learning and a Liberal Education: The Study of History in the Universities of Oxford, Cambridge and Manchester, 1880-1914 by Peter Slee.
Manchester, 181 pp., £25, November 1986, 9780719018961Show More
“... England and opens up a different perspective on the nature of the undergraduate curriculum. J.I. Catto points to the origins of the view in the 15th century that academic life possesses special characteristics. This is not elaborated but leads to an important question. Was the development of a sense of the special mission of a university more than just a ...”