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History of the University of Cambridge #4: History of the University of Cambridge: 1870-1990by Christopher Brooke
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The University of Cambridge has been a federation of colleges for centuries; in the past hundred years it has also become a center of international fame in many disciplines, with numerous faculties and departments. Volume IV of A History of the University of Cambridge covers the years 1870-1990, and explores the fascinating labyrinth of the federation and the nature of this extraordinary academic growth; it also sketches the society of the University and its place in the world; the role of religion and learning; the entry of women; and the leading characters in the story--Henry Sidgwick, F. W. Maitland, Gowland Hopkins, Ernest Rutherford, and many others.
Volume IV of the History explores the fascinating developments in 'the federation' of the University 1870-1990, including the entry of women and the roles of religion and learning.
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