Patterson, Glenys: The University from Ancient Greece to the 20th Century
Book Number: 36467
Palmerston North, N.Z. Dunmore Press 1997 1997 8vo softcover 242pp. very good. This book tells the story of the evolution of the University, from its origins in Ancient Greece to modern times. nnIn an engaging narrative style it explores the change and development of the University interacting with its social, political and economic environment over 2,500 years. Glenys Patterson brings to lie the people and events which have shaped the University and were shaped by it wherever these centres of learning became established. nnFeatures of today's universities and current trends and debates are traced across nations and eras in this very readable historical analysis.