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Silver, Harold – History of Education, 2007
The article explores historical issues concerning the relationships between higher education and institutions and their local and regional communities. The primary focus is on the ways in which institutions are influenced by social change and have partnership roles in economic and social development. Their role from the nineteenth century and in…
Descriptors: Social Development, Higher Education, Social Change, Educational History
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Silver, Harold – History of Education, 2006
This is an analytical survey of the history of higher education--primarily but not exclusively in England--as written in the last quarter of the twentieth century. It examines the history of liberal education, of the rewriting of the history of Oxford and Cambridge, and of nineteenth- and twentieth-century institutions. It addresses new…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational History, Higher Education, General Education
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Silver, Harold – History of Education, 1999
Discusses "Redbrick University," the first book about British higher education to have a popular appeal, written by E. Allison Peers under the pseudonym 'Bruce Truscot.' Focuses on issues such as Peers' reasons for using a pseudonym, the reception of the book, the "redbrick" universities, and four categories of Peers' comments…
Descriptors: Authors, Book Reviews, Books, Educational Change