Academic patronage in the Scottish enlightenment : Glasgow, Edinburgh and St Andrews universities /

This book considers the politics of patronage appointments at the universities in Glasgow, Edinburgh and St Andrews, exploring the ways in which 388 men secured posts in three Scottish universities between 1690 and 1806. Most professors were political appointees vetted and supported by political fac...

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Author / Creator: Emerson, Roger L.
Format: eBook Electronic
Language:English
Imprint: Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, 2008.
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