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Author Emerson, Roger L.
Title Academic patronage in the Scottish enlightenment : Glasgow, Edinburgh and St Andrews universities / Roger L. Emerson.
Imprint Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, 2008.

Subject University of Glasgow -- Faculty -- History -- 18th century.
University of Edinburgh -- Faculty -- History -- 18th century.
University of St. Andrews -- Faculty -- History -- 18th century.
College teachers -- Scotland -- History -- 18th century.
Patronage, Political -- Scotland.
Enlightenment -- Scotland.
Description 1 online resource (x, 638 pages)
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
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.
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.
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Local Note JOHN CARROLL: JSTOR Books at JSTOR Evidence Based Acquisitions
ISBN 9780748631292 (electronic bk.)
0748631291 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 232569992
Additional Format Print version: Emerson, Roger L. Academic patronage in the Scottish enlightenment. Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, 2008 9780748625963 0748625968 (OCoLC)183148276