Review of Reviews,  2 (1890), 36.

English Universities. From the Dutch Point of View

Anon

Genre:

Abstract

Publications abstracted:

Vragen des Tijds

Subjects:

Universities, Education, National Efficiency


    In the view of the Dutch, the University of Oxford and University of Cambridge are 'survivals of an effete medi√¶valism' and cannot compete with institutions on the Continent, 'especially Dutch and German universities'. The principal cause of the rooted 'conservatism' of Oxbridge is the 'disastrous [...] absence of state interference'.



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