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  • How to Get Into Oxbridgeby Dr. Christopher See

    Kogan Page 2012; US$ 29.95

    How to Get Into Oxbridge is a comprehensive guide to the whole application procedure, covering the application timeline, college choice, personal statement writing and interview advice. more...

  • The School of Hereticsby Andrew E. Larsen

    BRILL 2011; US$ 166.00

    Exhaustively surveying all known cases of academic condemnation at Oxford, including several never studied before, this book seeks to establish the institutional mechanisms and factors that led the university to condemn scholars and their theories. more...

  • Die Prager Universität im Mittelalterby Frantiek Mahel; Frantisek Smahel

    BRILL 2006; US$ 212.00

    Includes twenty-one studies on the history of the University of Prague in the 14th to 16th centuries. Focusing upon the Faculty of Liberal Arts, this book deals with the academic learning, mainly from a doctrinal point of view. more...

  • Le collège de Dormans-Beauvais à la fin du Moyen Âge.by Thierry Kouamé

    BRILL 2005; US$ 228.00

    This work describes the world of Parisian students by means of a sociological analysis of the Collège de Dormans-Beauvais between 1370 and 1458. The study examines the background, training and careers of the fellows of this institution which foreshadowed the modern college structure. more...

  • Whose University Is It?by Douwe Breimer; Frans Saris

    Amsterdam University Press 2006; US$ 30.00

    A thought-provoking examination of the role of universities in contemporary society more...

  • The History Of Imperial College London, 1907-2007by Hannah Gay

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2007; US$ 234.00

    This is the first major history of Imperial College London. The book tells the story of a new type of institution that came into being in 1907 with the federation of three older colleges. Imperial College was founded by the state for advanced university-level training in science and technology, and for the promotion of research in support of industry... more...

  • Education in Scotlandby Margaret M Clark; Margaret Clark; Pamela Munn

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 69.95

    Education in Scotland is markedly different from what happens in the rest of the UK - with a different National Curriculum, school boards to oversee school management and a General Teaching Council which has been in existence since 1965. Whilst there are many examples of successful and innovative practice in Scotland, the system is quite often not... more...

  • University Autonomy: Higher Education in Russia Since Perestroikaby Olga Bain

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 178.00

    This study focuses on the national higher education policies and institutional strategies that foster or hinder individual Russian universities in applying newfound principles of autonomy. This new autonomy has become more dramatic with the decentralization of power, transition to the market economy, and severe state austerity since Perestroika. This... more...

  • Education and Societyby Len Barton

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 180.00

    The British Journal of Sociology of Education has established itself as the leading discipline-based publication. This collection of selected articles published since the first issue provides the reader with an informed insight and understanding of the nature, range and value of sociological thinking, its development over the last twenty-five years... more...

  • Secondary Education in England 1870-1902by Prof John Roach; John Roach

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 145.00

    In this comprehensive and extensively researched history, John Roach argues for a reassessment of the relative importance of State regulation and private provision. Although the public schools enjoyed their greatest prestige during this period, in terms of educational reform and progress their importance has been exaggerated. The role of the public... more...