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Volume XXVII/1 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.
Mordechai Feingold is Professor of History, California Institute of Technology
Table of Contents
The origins of higher learning: time for a new historiography?, Roy Lowe and Yoshihito Yasuhara Maranos and Universities in the Renaissance Netherlands, Hilde de Ridder-Symoens The Problematic Professionalization of Stipendiary Magistracy: The Case of Oliver Twist's Magistrate Fang, Norma Landau Instructing the Liberal Subject: Facts and Voice in Victorian Blue Books, Oz Frankel The Benefits of Foreign Study: American Women at Swiss Universities prior to the First World War, Natalia Tikhonov Sigrist The Loom of Youth: Prospero's Broken Wand? Revisionist Reflections, J.A. Mangan On Meeting the Mass in Higher Education, Guy Neave The Modern University in Its Historical Contexts: Rethinking Three Transformations, Bjorn Wittrock Review Essay: The Origins of Moral Ambiguity in the Academy, Sheldon Rothblatt