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Published: 11 August 2016

408 Pages | 50 black and white images


ISBN: 9780198790341

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A Social and Architectural History of Britain's Civic Universities

William Whyte

  • Shortlisted for the Longman-History Today Book Prize 2016
  • The first history of the civic universities for 50 years
  • Draws on a uniquely broad range of sources - many of them previously ignored
  • Offers a new approach to the history of higher education, providing the richest possible account of university life by incoporating the study of the social and architectural aspects of education
  • Provides the first ever examination of the architecture of Britain's urban universities
  • Gives an insight into the relationship between class and education, and between the universities and the state