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
GET THIS BOOKCathedrals 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 (

Anglican Cathedrals in Modern Life

Anglican Cathedrals in Modern Life
  • Author : Leslie J Francis
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 30 September 2015
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In the past decade, cathedrals have blossomed as signs of growth for the Anglican Church in England and Wales. They have opened their doors to growing congregations, to widening participation at the major Christian festivals, and to visitors, pilgrims, and tourists on a changing quest for religious experience and for spiritual fulfilment. In this thought-provoking volume Leslie J. Francis' research group presents ten focused empirical studies that illuminate what is really going on in these cathedrals.

The Cathedrals of England

The Cathedrals of England
  • Author : Alec Clifton-Taylor
  • Publisher : Thames & Hudson
  • Release : 18 May 1989
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With enthusiasm and learning the author leads us through nine centuries of English cathedral architecture and decoration, from their Norman beginnings through the flowering of Gothic to the concrete and metal structures of the twentieth century.