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The Cambridge Apostles, 18201914

Liberalism, Imagination, and Friendship in British Intellectual and Professional Life

by W. C. Lubenow

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Published by Cambridge University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Freemasonry & secret societies,
  • Social history,
  • Universities / polytechnics,
  • History,
  • History - General History,
  • History: World,
  • Cambridgeshire,
  • Higher,
  • Education : Higher,
  • Education : History,
  • History / Great Britain,
  • Europe - Great Britain - General,
  • 19th century,
  • 20th century,
  • Cambridge Apostles (Society),
  • Great Britain,
  • Intellectual life

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages474
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7715320M
    ISBN 10052103728X
    ISBN 109780521037280

    Why was this prolific author of books on spies and spying attracted to the story of this legendary, academic secret society? A scandal has been haunting Cambridge ever since two of the Apostles, Guy Burgess and Anthony Blunt, were revealed to be Soviet spies. But Deacon (the pen name of Donald McCormick) here throws little light either on that episode or on the . Katherine Laird ("Ka") Cox (–), the daughter of a British socialist stockbroker and his wife, was a Fabian and graduate of Cambridge , she met Rupert Brooke, becoming his lover, and was a member of his was also a friend of Virginia Woolf and the Bloomsbury World War I she worked with the Serbian Relief Fund, Children: Mark Arnold-Forster (–).

    Noel Gilroy Annan, Baron Annan, OBE (25 December – 21 February ) was a British military intelligence officer, author, and academic. During his military career, he rose to the rank of colonel and was appointed to the Order of the British Empire as an Officer (OBE). He was provost of King's College, Cambridge, –66, provost of University College London, –78, vice . The Cambridge History of the Book in Britain. p. CrossRef; Google Scholar; McKitterick, David The Cambridge History of the Book in Britain Lubenow, W. C. The Cambridge Apostles, – Liberalism, Imagination, and Friendship in British Intellectual and Professional Life. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. Lucas, J.

    Talk:Cambridge Apostles. WikiProject University of Cambridge. (Rated Start-class) This article is within the scope of the University of Cambridge Wikiproject, an attempt to improve articles relating to the University of Cambridge, and to standardize and extend the coverage of the University in the encyclopedia. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle .


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Maurice, Arthur. This book offers a highly engaging history of the world's most famous secret society, the Cambridge 'Apostles', based upon the lives, careers and correspondence of the Apostles elected to the Cambridge Conversazione Society between and Pages:   In his book, The Enigma Spy, published posthumously, he distanced himself from the other members of the Cambridge Ring whom he regarded as privileged and effete members of the upper classes.

But. What the Apostles did in the great world is the core of Lubenow's book. This is a first-class addition to Victorian intellectual history. Lord Annan was provost of King's College, Cambridge, and of University College London.

The Cambridge Apostles W.C. Lubenow is the author of The Cambridge Apostles, ( avg rating, 2 ratings, 0 reviews, published ) and Politics of Government Growth /5(2). The Cambridge Conversazione Society, or "the Society," whose members are "Apostles," was started in by George Tomlinson, destined to become the first bishop of Gibraltar, and eleven other evangelical members of St.

John's College, although it soom became centered upon St. John's neighbor, Trinity. Cambridge Apostles The Cambridge Apostles (aka the Cambridge Conversazione Society) is an elite intellectual secret society of Cambridge University, founded in by George Tomlinson, who became the Bishop of Gibraltar.

The society allegedly takes its name from the tongue-in-cheek idea that its members are the 12 cleverest students at Cambridge. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xvi, pages: illustrations ; 24 cm: Contents: Introduction: The Apostles and intellectual and professional life The Cambridge Conversazione Society and the formation of friendship The social background, education, and careers of the Cambridge Apostles The Apostles and the.

Thomas William Heyck, "W. Lubenow, The Cambridge Apostles, – Liberalism, Imagination, and Friendship in British Intellectual and Professional Life," The Journal of Modern Hist no. 4 (December ): Founded inthe Cambridge Conversazione Society could have boasted, had it not been a secret society, of such distinguished members as James Clerk Maxwell, Bertrand Russell, John Maynard Keynes and Ludwig Wittgenstein.

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secrecy, intellectual elitism, and cultural history. The Cambridge Apostles was a quasi-secret discussion group (also known as The Cambridge Conversazione Society) that was established at Cambridge University in the nineteenth century, drawing its members largely from Christ’s, St John’s, Jesus, Trinity, and King’s Colleges.

It was called The Apostles because there were. The Cambridge Apostles, Liberalism, Imagination, and Friendship in British Intellectual and Professional Life. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, Introduction.

Buy the Paperback Book The Cambridge "apostles" by Frances Mary Grogan Brookfield atCanada's largest bookstore. Free shipping and pickup in store on eligible orders. This is a reproduction of a book published before This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc.A student of Trinity College and a member of the Cambridge Apostles, William Kingdon Clifford (–79) graduated as second wrangler in the mathematical tripos, became a professor of applied mathematics at University College London inand was elected a fellow of the Royal Society in Cited by: