Rebirth, Reform, and Resilience: Universities in Transition 1300-1700
Rebirth, reform, and resilience : universities in transition, Kittelson and Pamela J. Request this item to view in the Library's reading rooms using your library card. To learn more about how to request items watch this short online video. You can view this on the NLA website. Login Register. Advanced search Search history. Browse titles authors subjects uniform titles series callnumbers dewey numbers starting from optional.
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Cite this Email this Add to favourites Print this page. You must be logged in to Tag Records. In the Library Request this item to view in the Library's reading rooms using your library card. Details Collect From Order a copy Copyright or permission restrictions may apply. We will contact you if necessary. To learn more about Copies Direct watch this short online video. An alternative approach lies in the intellectual impetuses that drove the schools, seminally explored in Haskins The intellectual and the institutional were most effectively shown to intersect and to drive development in Leff Southern explores a shift under John XXII from the independent authority and jurisdiction of the masters of theology to that of the papacy at Avignon: the implications of this are far reaching since Southern demonstrates the way in which this created an international need for university-trained men; this view was challenged in Courtenay see Censorship.
Fifteenth-century universities once again appear vulnerable to the complaint that intellectual freedoms were undermined by pragmatic political needs: de Ridder-Symoens includes articles that address this question of decline from a variety of perspectives prosopographical, social, intellectual to argue for the continued vitality of these institutions and to explain the raft of new foundations in this period.
Indeed, the period is treated as one of explicit transition in the edited collection Kittelson and Transue , and the argument of political expediency is turned on its head with the argument that it was precisely this ready adaptation of universities that ensured their survival. Cobban, Alan. Medieval Universities: Their Development and Organisation.
London: Methuen, A synthesis of 20th-century historiography of the universities. A useful introduction to the European context, which allows the reader to see what was distinctive about English universities. The book is particularly strong on the early stages of the universities, on colleges, and on relations with wider society.
Universities and Schooling in Medieval Society. Leiden, The Netherlands: Brill, A useful collection of essays on higher education in European context. The book is particularly helpful in exploring who students were, their socioeconomic and geographical backgrounds, and the establishment of networks of scholars the article by Courtenay is particularly helpful for students of English universities in this respect. A History of the University in Europe.
First published in All the essays discuss European universities including English ones in comparative perspective, with a particular focus on shift over time. There is an emphasis on the later Middle Ages. Haskins, Charles Homer.
The Rise of the Universities. First published in , this remains a seminal introduction to the social and intellectual history of universities.
It is particularly useful for students wishing to get a colorful introduction, and to researchers keen to explore the kinds of source material available. Kittelson, James, and Pamela Transue, eds.
Rebirth, Reform and Resilience: Universities in Transition — Columbus: Ohio State University Press, A collection of essays in comparative European perspective, exploring the historiographical problem of so-called decline of later medieval universities. Argues that universities were resilient because they were so closely connected to the needs of society.
Rebirth, Reform and Resilience: Universities in Transition
New York: John Wiley, Provides a detailed analysis of the curriculum and scholarship in both universities. Argues cogently that institutional and intellectual developments went hand in hand in the early history of the universities, while demonstrating what was distinctive about Oxford.
Rashdall, Hastings. The Universities of Europe in the Middle Ages. Oxford: Clarendon, Revised by F. Maurice Powicke and Alfred B.
First published in , this book remains one of the most comprehensive introductions to the history of medieval universities, with dedicated sections on the English universities. It is particularly strong as an introductory guide to the institutional history of these institutions, and was first revised and updated in the s. Southern, Richard.