Education beyond primary and secondary schools is dealt with in this chapter. There are four main sections: (1) The growth of higher education up to the publication of the Robbins Report in 1963.1 (2) Developments since the Robbins Report. (3) Development of the universities since 1900. (4) Students in higher education.


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  1. 1.
    For an account of the evolution of the universities and the academic professions in Britain, see A. H. Halsey and M. Trow, The British Academics (Faber 1970).Google Scholar
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    A. H. Shimmin, The University of Leeds (G.U.P. 1945).Google Scholar
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    H. B. Charlton, Portrait of a University 1851–1951 (Manchester U.P. 1951).Google Scholar
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    A. D. Chapman, The Story of a Modern University: A History of the University of Sheffield (O.U.P. 1955).Google Scholar
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    J. Simmonds, New University (Leicester U.P, 1958).Google Scholar
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    W. B. Gillie, A New University: A, D, Lindsay and the Keele Experiment (Chatto & Windus 1960).Google Scholar
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    Sir John Fulton, Experiment in Higher Education, Tavistock Pamphlet No. 8, 1964;Google Scholar
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    A. E. Sloman, A University in the Making (British Broadcasting Corporation 1964).Google Scholar

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