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By M. Taylor

ISBN-10: 1137392576

ISBN-13: 9781137392572

ISBN-10: 1349483370

ISBN-13: 9781349483372

Asa Briggs has been a admired determine in post-war cultural lifestyles - as a pioneering historian, a far-sighted academic reformer, and a delicate chronicler of ways during which broadcasting and conversation extra often have formed smooth society. He has additionally been a loyal servant of the general public solid, all in favour of many inquiries, forums and trusts. but few bills of public existence in Britain because the moment international warfare comprise a dialogue or appreciation of his influential function. This selection of essays offers the 1st severe evaluation of Asa Briggs' profession, utilizing clean study and new views to examine his contribution and influence on scholarship, the growth of upper schooling at domestic and in another country, and his help and management for the humanities and media extra commonly.

The on-line bibliography of Asa Briggs' guides which accompanies the publication is obtainable at the The Institute of ancient examine site here.

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