Cathedrals of Learning

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  • Publisher : Chandos Publishing
  • Release : 09 August 2016
  • ISBN : 9780081005620
  • Page : 248 pages
  • Rating : 4.5/5 from 103 voters

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Cathedrals of Learning: Great and Ancient Universities of Western Europe provides a conspectus of the great Western European universities, pithily tells their life stories, showcases their architectural heritage, and describes the art, literary, and natural history collections they have accumulated over the centuries. This book profiles the ancient universities and their distinctive organizational cultures, reveals their customs, ceremonies, and traditions, their quirks and quiddities, recounts their complicated histories, describes their architectural wonders (libraries, museums, anatomy theaters, botanical gardens) and treasures (rare manuscripts, antiquities, paintings, and objects d’art of all kinds), and introduces their famous alumni, distinguished scholars, Nobel Prize-winning scientists, and famously eccentric personalities. It is a book for scholars, researchers, and anyone interested in these ancient institutions that remain centers of learning in the contemporary world. Contains a collection of mini biographies, pen portraits of some of the world’s most venerable universities Offers twelve institutional biographies that can be used to compare universities and their complex histories Written in an easy and rigorous style, with accessible coverage Compiled by a leading figure in information science, with a wide experience of great universities and the trends with which they are associated

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Cathedrals of Learning

Cathedrals of Learning
  • Author : Blaise Cronin
  • Publisher : Chandos Publishing
  • Release Date : 2016-08-09
  • ISBN : 9780081005620
GET THIS BOOKCathedrals of Learning

Cathedrals of Learning: Great and Ancient Universities of Western Europe provides a conspectus of the great Western European universities, pithily tells their life stories, showcases their architectural heritage, and describes the art, literary, and natural history collections they have accumulated over the centuries. This book profiles the ancient universities and their distinctive organizational cultures, reveals their customs, ceremonies, and traditions, their quirks and quiddities, recounts their complicated histories, describes their architectural wonders (libraries, museums, anatomy theaters, botanical gardens) and treasures (

Romancing the Cathedral

Romancing the Cathedral
  • Author : Elizabeth Emery
  • Publisher : SUNY Press
  • Release Date : 2001-09-20
  • ISBN : 0791451240
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Through an analysis of political, art historical, and literary discourse, this book considers French fascination with the Gothic cathedral.

Nationality Rooms in the Cathedral of Learning

Nationality Rooms in the Cathedral of Learning
  • Author : University of Pittsburgh
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1933
  • ISBN : UOM:39015004760032
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The Official Report of the ... Annual Meeting of the Church Congress, Held at ...

The Official Report of the ... Annual Meeting of the Church Congress, Held at ...
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1885
  • ISBN : OXFORD:555009362
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Gothic Cathedrals

Gothic Cathedrals
  • Author : Karen Ralls
  • Publisher : Nicolas-Hays, Inc.
  • Release Date : 2015-04-15
  • ISBN : 9780892546275
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Cross the threshold into the world of the High Middle Ages and explore the illuminating wisdom, beauty and art of the Gothic cathedrals, stunning wonders of the medieval era for all to see today. From bejewelled stained glass windows to a pilgrimage “on the road” to Compostela, the wonders of Gothic architecture continue to inspire many worldwide. From the 12th century, the Gothic architectural style continued to spread throughout Europe. Highly-regarded medievalist Dr. Karen Ralls explores the legacy of this

The Cathedral 'open and Free'

The Cathedral 'open and Free'
  • Author : Alex Bruce
  • Publisher : Liverpool University Press
  • Release Date : 2000-01-01
  • ISBN : 085323924X
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This book sets the work of Frank Selwyn Macaulay Bennett, Dean of Chester 1920–37, in context, and traces the influence on other cathedrals of the changes he instituted at Chester. His earlier work as parish priest and his interrelated writings on theology and on education, health, and ecumenism are examined for the light they shed on his practice. Despite the efforts of his predecessors, Bennett found Chester Cathedral in need of much repair and renovation if it were to match his

Northern Lights

Northern Lights
  • Author : Jason Byassee
  • Publisher : Wipf and Stock Publishers
  • Release Date : 2020-11-04
  • ISBN : 9781725264458
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You may have heard that churches in Europe are vanishing. Yet church growth in London has been steady for decades, fueled by such innovations as Alpha and Fresh Expressions. What about outside the capital? Some, both inside and outside the church, say churches “cannot grow.” But here they are—growing churches—in the north of England of all places. This is not only a story about England. It is about growing churches wherever you’ve heard they “can’t” grow.

Using Mobile Technologies in the Teaching and Learning of Mathematics

Using Mobile Technologies in the Teaching and Learning of Mathematics
  • Author : Nigel Calder,Kevin Larkin,Nathalie Sinclair
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2018-08-09
  • ISBN : 9783319901794
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Mobile technologies influence the way that we interact with the world, the way that we live. We use them for communication, entertainment, information and research. In education settings, there has been substantial investment in mobile devices, often without a concomitant investment in developing pedagogy and practices. With mobile technologies evolving rapidly, and the number of educational apps growing, there is a need for research into how they facilitate mathematics learning. Such research is of particular importance regarding how such devices

A History of Canterbury Cathedral

A History of Canterbury Cathedral
  • Author : Patrick Collinson,Regius Professor of Modern History Emeritus University of Cambridge and Fellow Patrick Collinson,Nigel Ramsay,Curator Department of Manuscripts Nigel Ramsay,Margaret Sparks
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
  • Release Date : 1995
  • ISBN : UOM:39015034412588
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* Full history of Britain's greatest cathedral from its Anglo-Saxon origins to the late twentieth century* Beautifully illustrated throughout* Includes the initial findings of important new excavations carried out in 1993 Seven chronological chapters cover the history of Canterbury Cathedral from 597 to the present, while a further five thematic chapters discuss the Archives and Library, the liturgy and music, the monuments within the Cathedral, and the Cathedral School. Through all the chapters runs a continuous theme: the people who have, over the

Transactions of the Devonshire Association for the Advancement of Science, Literature and Art

Transactions of the Devonshire Association for the Advancement of Science, Literature and Art
  • Author : Devonshire Association for the Advancement of Science, Literature and Art
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1883
  • ISBN : CORNELL:31924106523503
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“The” Archaeological Journal

“The” Archaeological Journal
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1882
  • ISBN : ONB:+Z287778206
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Higher Education in the Making

Higher Education in the Making
  • Author : George Allan
  • Publisher : SUNY Press
  • Release Date : 2004-02-26
  • ISBN : 0791459896
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Argues for a pragmatic canon always in need of renovation.

Negotiating the Frontier

Negotiating the Frontier
  • Author : Anthony Pym
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2014-06-03
  • ISBN : 9781317640929
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Why would a Latin Qur'an be addressed to readers who knew no Latin? What happens when translators work on paper rather than parchment? Why would a Jewish rabbi translate a bible for Christians? How can a theorist successfully criticize a version of Aristotle without knowing any Greek? Why were children used to bring down an Amerindian civilization? Why does the statue of Columbus in Barcelona point straight to Israel? Why should a Nicaraguan poet cite a French poem in order

Cumulative List of Organizations Described in Section 170 (c) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1954

Cumulative List of Organizations Described in Section 170 (c) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1954
  • Author : United States. Internal Revenue Service
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1976
  • ISBN : UOM:39015020695105
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The Idea File of Harold Adams Innis

The Idea File of Harold Adams Innis
  • Author : William Christian
  • Publisher : University of Toronto Press
  • Release Date : 1980-12-15
  • ISBN : 9781442654686
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The many published volumes of the writings of Harold Adams Innis testify to his extraordinary grasp of the ordering principles of human history. The notes that he left at the time of his death provide a new and revealing profile of the inner workings of this restless and relentless mind. Innis maintained, added to, and corrected, in the last seven years of his life, a single system of cross-referenced notes, which came to be called the Idea File. Before his