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A Short History of the University of Melbourne

A Short History of the University of Melbourne( )
Author: Macintyre, Stuart
Selleck, R. J. W.
ISBN:978-0-522-85058-1
Publication Date:Aug 2004
Publisher:Melbourne University Publishing
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $22.95
Book Description:

With its early buildings erected at the same time as those of the Victorian parliament, the University of Melbourne was raised when its namesake was a frontier town and the first classes offered were attended by just 16 students. Lively, shrewd, and erudite, this history explores the evolution of the campus site, the tensions and achievements of the academicians it employed, and the variety of students who studied there. The subtlety of storytelling and the nostalgic reverence for the...
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Book Details
Pages:200
Detailed Subjects: Education / Higher
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.26 x 8.35 x 0.6 Inches
Book Weight:0.97 Pounds
Author Biography
Macintyre, Stuart (Author)
Stuart Forbes Macintyre was born on April 21, 1947 in Melbourne, Australia. He received his bachelor's degree from the University of Melbourne, his Master of Arts from Monash University and his PhD for the University of Cambridge. He is a historian and a former Dean of the Faculty of Arts at the University of Melbourne.

His awards include Premier of Victoria's Literary Award for Australian Studies (1986), Fellow of the Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia (1987), Redmond Barry Award (1997), The Age Non-Fiction Book of the Year Award (1998)for his book The Reds, Fellow of the Australian Academy of the Humanities (1999), Premier of New South Wales' Australian History Prize (2004)for the History Wars (co-written with Anna Clark), Officer of the Order of Australia (2011), and the Ernest Scott Prize (2016) for his book Australia's Boldest Experiment: War and Reconstruction in the 1940s, and the Premier New South Wales' Australian History Prize (2016) for Australia's Boldest Experiment.

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