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Town and Gown: Amateurs and Academics.

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The discovery of British prehistory, Oxford 1850-1900: A pastime professionalised
Abstract:

This investigation into the origin of a collection of nineteenth century lanternslides revealed evidence of the social, intellectual and cultural importance of various scientific societies in Oxford, and the contributions made by those involved, particularly the creator of the lanternslides, H. M. J. Underhill, (1855–1920). Evidence gathered from primary sources showed a fluidity of relationships between the supposed ‘town and gown’ in late nineteenth century Oxford which consisted of a commu...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Oxford college:
Wolfson College
Department:
Social Sciences Division - Archaeology,School of - Archaeology,Institute of

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Supervisor
Publication date:
2007
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
URN:
uuid:b07844bc-f5a5-4064-9cac-198ff9b704a7
Local pid:
ora:1747

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