Cathedrals of Learning

Cathedrals of Learning: Great and Ancient Universities of Western Europe provides a conspectus of the great Western European universities, pithily tells their life stories, showcases their architectural heritage, and describes the art, literary, and natural history collections they have accumulated over the centuries. This book profiles the ancient universities and their distinctive organizational cultures, reveals their customs, ceremonies, and traditions, their quirks and quiddities, recounts their complicated histories, describes their architectural wonders (libraries, museums, anatomy theaters, botanical gardens) and treasures (rare manuscripts, antiquities, paintings, and objects d’art of all kinds), and introduces their famous alumni, distinguished scholars, Nobel Prize-winning scientists, and famously eccentric personalities. It is a book for scholars, researchers, and anyone interested in these ancient institutions that remain centers of learning in the contemporary world. Contains a collection of mini biographies, pen portraits of some of the world’s most venerable universities Offers twelve institutional biographies that can be used to compare universities and their complex histories Written in an easy and rigorous style, with accessible coverage Compiled by a leading figure in information science, with a wide experience of great universities and the trends with which they are associated

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  • Author : Blaise Cronin
  • Publisher : Chandos Publishing
  • Pages : 248 pages
  • ISBN : 0081005628
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Cathedrals of Learning

Cathedrals of Learning
  • Author : Blaise Cronin
  • Publisher : Chandos Publishing
  • Release : 09 August 2016
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Cathedrals of Learning: Great and Ancient Universities of Western Europe provides a conspectus of the great Western European universities, pithily tells their life stories, showcases their architectural heritage, and describes the art, literary, and natural history collections they have accumulated over the centuries. This book profiles the ancient universities and their distinctive organizational cultures, reveals their customs, ceremonies, and traditions, their quirks and quiddities, recounts their complicated histories, describes their architectural wonders (libraries, museums, anatomy theaters, botanical gardens) and treasures (

How France Built Her Cathedrals: A Study in the Twelfth and Thirteenth Centuries

How France Built Her Cathedrals: A Study in the Twelfth and Thirteenth Centuries
  • Author : Elizabeth Boyle O'Reilly
  • Publisher : Good Press
  • Release : 22 November 2019
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"How France Built Her Cathedrals: A Study in the Twelfth and Thirteenth Centuries" by Elizabeth Boyle O'Reilly. Published by Good Press. Good Press publishes a wide range of titles that encompasses every genre. From well-known classics & literary fiction and non-fiction to forgotten−or yet undiscovered gems−of world literature, we issue the books that need to be read. Each Good Press edition has been meticulously edited and formatted to boost readability for all e-readers and devices. Our goal is to

Cathedrals of Learning

Cathedrals of Learning
  • Author : Blaise Cronin
  • Publisher : Chandos Publishing
  • Release : 15 September 2016
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Cathedrals of Learning: Great and Ancient Universities of Western Europe provides a conspectus of the great Western European universities, pithily tells their life stories, showcases their architectural heritage, and describes the art, literary, and natural history collections they have accumulated over the centuries. This book profiles the ancient universities and their distinctive organizational cultures, reveals their customs, ceremonies, and traditions, their quirks and quiddities, recounts their complicated histories, describes their architectural wonders (libraries, museums, anatomy theaters, botanical gardens) and treasures (

Cathedral of Learning

Cathedral of Learning
  • Author : Author and Photographer
  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 29 March 2013
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The Cathedral of Learning is a brief history of this amazing structure and the interpretation displayed with the fine art of the photographer.

English Room in the Cathedral of Learning

English Room in the Cathedral of Learning
  • Author : University of Pittsburgh
  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 02 December 2021
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This pamphlet contains information on the Dedication Ceremony for the English Room in the Cathedral of Learning on November 21, 1952. The pamphlet includes a program of events for the Dedication Ceremony, a description of the room and its contents, a history of the development of the room and a list of the room's Committee members.