Sheldon Rothblatt, 19 January 1984
Show More From Clergyman to Don: The Rise of the Academic Profession in 19th-Century Oxford by A.J. Engel.
Oxford, 302 pp., £22.50, February 1983, 0 19 822606 3Show More
“... factor in social stratification was noted by historians, but class was the exciting issue. Engel begins in 1800, the year in which Oxford established its famous honours schools examination, a departure from historical precedent which is not yet fully understood. The new examinations revivified teaching. Instruction now had a specific as well as a wider ...”