First published in 1965, this book explores Oxford in the Victorian period, providing accounts of the development in the constitutional organisation of the city and the political standing and the studies of the university. Employing a wide range of original material, this work paints a detailed and fascinating picture of nineteenth century Oxford.
This work will be of interest to those studying the history of universities and Victorian cities.
Chief MS Collections and Abbreviations; Chief Newspapers and Journals; Preface; Introduction; 1. Oxford and the Court 2. Oxford and the Church 3. Oxford in the Post-War Era 4. Oxford and the Constitution 5. Oxford in the Age of Reform 6. The Constitutional Crisis in the University 7. The Liberal Revival 8. The Great Blue Book 9. The Triumph of Reform and the Executive 10. Oxford Reformed 11. The Liberals and the Tests 12. Oxford and National Education 13. The State and the Settlement; Index