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Author Emerson, Roger L.

Title Academic patronage in the Scottish enlightenment : Glasgow, Edinburgh and St Andrews universities / Roger L. Emerson
Published Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, 2008
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Description 1 online resource (x, 638 pages)
Contents COVER; Copyright; Contents; Preface; A Note about the Text; Abbreviations; PART I: Preliminaries; 1. Introduction; PART II: Glasgow University; 2. Glasgow University to 1701; 3. Principal Stirling's Regime: Family and Politics, 1701-1725; 4. Glasgow under the Campbells, 1725-1742; 5. Squadrone Glasgow and the Return of the Duke of Argyll, 1742-1761; 6. The Age of Bute and the Moderates; 7. Glasgow University in the Age of Dundas; PART III: Edinburgh University; 8. Edinburgh University to 1704; 9. Edinburgh Appointments in the Faculty of Divinity; 10. Chairs of Interest to Lawyers
11. Surgical and Medical Chairs12. The Arts Chairs; PART IV: St Andrews University; 13. The Arts Chairs, 1690-c. 1715; 14. St Mary's College and Other Appointments, 1713-1747; 15. The Untold Story; 16. Thomas Tullideph's St Andrews, 1747-1777; 17. The Dundas Era at St Andrews, 1780-1806; PART V: Conclusions; 18. Summaries and Results; Bibliography; Appendix 1; Appendix 2; Index of Names; Index of Subjects
Summary Roger Emerson considers the politics of patronage appointments at the universities in Glasgow, Edinburgh and St Andrews. He explores the ways in which 388 men secured posts in three Scottish universities between 1690 and 1806
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject University of Edinburgh -- Faculty -- History -- 18th century.
University of Glasgow -- Faculty -- History -- 18th century.
University of St. Andrews -- Faculty -- History -- 18th century.
College teachers -- Scotland -- History -- 18th century.
Enlightenment -- Scotland.
Patronage, Political -- Scotland.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0748631291 (electronic bk.)
9780748631292 (electronic bk.)