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

The Oxford History of Anglicanism, Volume I

The Oxford History of Anglicanism, Volume I
  • Author : Anthony Milton
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release : 26 January 2017
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The Oxford History of Anglicanism is a major new and unprecedented international study of the identity and historical influence of one of the world's largest versions of Christianity. This global study of Anglicanism from the sixteenth century looks at how was Anglican identity constructed and contested at various periods since the sixteenth century; and what was its historical influence during the past six centuries. It explores not just the ecclesiastical and theological aspects of global Anglicanism, but also the political,

The Oxford History of Anglicanism

The Oxford History of Anglicanism
  • Author : Anthony Milton
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release : 02 February 2017
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The Oxford History of Anglicanism is a major new and unprecedented international study of the identity and historical influence of one of the world's largest versions of Christianity. This global study of Anglicanism from the sixteenth century looks at how was Anglican identity constructed and contested at various periods since the sixteenth century; and what was its historical influence during the past six centuries. It explores not just the ecclesiastical and theological aspects of global Anglicanism, but also the political,

In Praise of Learning

In Praise of Learning
  • Author : Kalyan Kumar Chatterjee
  • Publisher : New Delhi : Affiliated East-West Press
  • Release : 23 July 1974
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Study of the educational philosophy of John Colet, 1467?-1519, English theologian and founder of the St. Paul's School, London.

The Americans

The Americans
  • Author : Daniel Joseph Boorstin
  • Publisher : Vintage
  • Release : 23 July 1974
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Explores changes in the national character since the Civil War paying particular attention to the social costs of progress. Bibliogs

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 (

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.