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- DescriptionTells the story of how the study of languages and texts led to the modern humanities and the modern university. This title traces the development of humanistic learning from its beginning among ancient Greek scholars and rhetoricians, through the Middle Ages, and Enlightenment, to the English-speaking world of the 19th and early 20th centuries.
- Author BiographyJames Turner is the Cavanaugh Professor of Humanities Emeritus at the University of Notre Dame, where he taught in the History Department and the doctoral program in history and philosophy of science.
- PrizesWinner of Christian Gauss Award, Phi Beta Kappa Society 2015. Commended for PROSE Award in Language & Linguistics, Association of American Publishers 2015 and Claremont Review of Books CRB Christmas Reading List of the Year 2015. Short-listed for Christian Gauss Award, Phi Beta Kappa Society 2015 and The Times Literary Supplement 's Books of the Year 2014.
- Author(s)James Turner
- PublisherPrinceton University Press
- Date of Publication04/05/2014
- GenreCultural Studies
- Series TitleThe William G. Bowen Memorial Series in Higher Education
- Place of PublicationNew Jersey
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintPrinceton University Press
- Weight907 g
- Width152 mm
- Height235 mm
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