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The University Of Exeter
A History

By B.W. Clapp

The University Of Exeter
Hardback, 224 pages £25.00
Published: 1982
ISBN: 9780859891332
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Subjects: British History, History, South-West Studies


The University of Exeter received its charter as recently as 1955 but its origins can be traced to educational movements that began in the middle of the nineteenth century. From beginnings in the School of Art founded in 1855, Brian Clapp records an unbroken line of development through the Royal Albert Memorial College and the University College of the South West.

He draws lively portraits of the Principals of the University College–Hector Hetherington and John Murray—who played leading roles in preparing the advance to university status.

In the last section of the book, the author brings the story up to date with chapters on the transition to independence, students and departments, buildings and finance, and the university and the community.













Publication Details:


Binding:
 Hardback , 224 pages
ISBN:
 9780859891332

BIC Code:
 1DBKE, HBTB, JNB, JNMN
BISAC Code:
  EDU015000, EDU016000, HIS054000
Imprint:
 University of Exeter Press


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