Introduction Research in the Universities The Great and the Good in the Scholarly World: The Royal Society and the British Academy Interstitial Societies Exile and Escape: Transporting Knowledge The 'New Men': 'Intellectual Aristocracy' or 'Our Age' Tangled Loyalties Conclusion
WILLIAM C. LUBENOW is Distinguished Professor of History at Stockton University, Galloway, New Jersey. His previous books included Liberal Intellectuals and Public Culture in Modern Britain, 1815-1914 (2010) and "Only Connect": Learned Societies in Nineteenth-Century Britain (2015), both published by the Boydell Press.
An extraordinarily learned book written by an extremely learned author...One is deeply grateful to find out so much and so perceptively how intellectual life was conducted in England, through the mind and so to speak the body in its social aspects in the first half of the 20th century. * CERCLES *