History of Universities: Volume XXVIII/2

History of Universities: Volume XXVIII/2

by Mordechai Feingold (Editor)

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Overview

Volume XXVII/2 of History of Universities contains the customary mix of learned articles and book reviews which makes this publication such an indispensable tool for the historian of higher education. The volume is, as always, a lively combination of original research and invaluable reference material.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780198743651
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication date: 08/30/2015
Series: History of Universities Series
Pages: 240
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.60(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Mordechai Feingold is Professor of History at California Institute of Technology.

Table of Contents

A Book, a Pen, and the Sphere: Reading Sacrobosco in the Renaissance, Richard J. Oosterhoff
The formal presence of the ancients: References to ancient Greek and Roman authors in medical and political science dissertations, ca. 1625-1850, Anna Fredriksson
The academic study of Arabic in seventeenth- and early eighteenth-century Protestant Germany: a preliminary sketch, Asaph Ben-Tov
From Political Rejection to Scientific Renewal: Chaim Weizmann and the Foundation of the Sieff Research Institute in Mandatory Palestine 1931-1934, Uri Cohen
Reviews
Olga Weijers, In Search of the Truth. A History of Disputation Techniques from Antiquity to Early Modern Times, Ann Blair
Jacques Verger & Olga Weijers (eds), Les debuts de l'enseignement universitaire a Paris (1200-1245 environ), William J. Courtenay
Peter Meusburger and Thomas Schuch (eds.), Wissenschaftsatlas der Universitat Heidelberg, Howard Hotson
Daniela Progler, English Students at Leiden University, 1575-1650. 'Advancing your abilities in learning and bettering your understanding of the world and state affairs', Esther Mijers
Jan Loop, Johann Heinrich Hottinger: Arabic and Islamic Studies in the Seventeenth Century, G. J. Toomer
Jens Bruning, Innovation in Forschung und Lehre. Die Philosophische Fakultat der Universitat Helmstedt in der Fruhaufklarung 1680-1740, Joseph S. Freedman
Mark Burden ed., Dissenting Academies Online, John Spurr
Yasmin Haskell, Prescribing Ovid: the Latin works and networks of the enlightened Dr Heerkens, David Money
Scott Mandelbrote & John H.R. Davis eds, The Warden's Punishment Book of All Souls College, Oxford 1601-1850, William Poole
Seung-Kee Lee et al. eds, Philosophical academic programs of the German Enlightement: a literary genre recontextualized, Jocelyn Holland

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