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Ancient history in British universities and public life 1715-1810

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Over the eighteenth century, ancient history was increasingly read in English, appearing in new forms and interpretations. This reflected the development of history in universities as a subject not merely read, but taught. This teaching took on many forms: serving as a predecessor to other studies, building a knowledge base of case studies for 'higher' subjects, or (increasingly) an independent subject.

What ancient history was taught, how was it taught, why was it taught, and what...

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History Faculty
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DPhil
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Doctoral
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University of Oxford
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2017-06-22

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