Volume XXII/1 of History of Universities contains the customary mix of learned articles, book reviews, conference reports, and bibliographical information, which makes this publication such an indispensable tool for the historian of higher education. Its contributions range widely geographically, chronologically, and in subject-matter. The volume is, as always, a lively combination of original research and invaluable reference material. To place a standing order for volumes in this series, please contact: Standing Orders Oxford University Press, Distribution Services Saxon West Way, Corby, Northants Great Britain NN18 9ES Tel: (01536) 741068 Fax: (01536) 741894 email:
Readership: Scholars and students of the history of higher education in all periods; cultural and intellectual historians.
Edited by Mordechai Feingold, Professor of History, California Institute of Technology
Andrew E. Larsen: Academic Condemnation and the Decline of Theology at Oxford
John Friesen: Christ Church Oxford, the Ancients-Moderns Controversy, and the Promotion of Newton in Post-Revolutionary England
Jérôme Lamy and Yves Gingras: The Relationships Between Astronomical Observatories and Universities in nineteenth-century France
Joseph S. Meisel: A Magnificent Fungus on the Political Tree : The Growth of University Representation in the United Kingdom, 1832-1950
Sheldon Rothblatt: Sitting Down at a 'Thyestean Banquet of Clap-trap'
Nick Wilding: Leonardi Garzoni, Trattati della calamita, ed. Monica Ugaglia
Francesca de Poppa: Emanuela Scribano, Angeli e beati. Modelli di conoscenza da Tommaso a Spinoza
Simona Langella: L. E. Rodríguez-San Pedro Bezares (ed.), Historia de la Universidad de Salamanca. Saberes y confluencias, (Historia de la Universidad de Salamanca, Vol. III)
Sheldon Rothblatt: William Whyte, Oxford Jackson: Architecture, Education, Status, and Style 1835-1924 (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2006)