Universities and the State in England, 1850-1939
The question of the relationships between universities and the state is one of considerable current concern and debate. This book studies the development of the modern university system in England from the mid-nineteenth century to the outbreak of the Second World War, focusing on the role of the state. In this formidabe study, the author covers a range of key areas, including:
* a review of the reforms of the ancient universities, the creation of civic universities and the formation of the federal London University
Students of history and education, academic historians will find this an informative and important text.