Sandars Lectures 2016

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Created: 2016-01-29 09:07
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Description: The 2016 Sandars Lectures were given by Anthony Grafton, Henry Putnam University Professor of History at Princeton University, under the title 'Writing and reading history in Renaissance England: some Cambridge examples'.

The Sandars Readership in Bibliography was instituted in 1895 with a bequest left to the University by Mr Samuel Sandars of Trinity College (1837-1894), and continues today in the annual series of Sandars Lectures.
Website: http://www.lib.cam.ac.uk/about-library/prizes-and-fellowships/sandars-readership-bibliography/sandars-lectures-2016
 

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1 John Caius: History as Argument

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In his first lecture, Professor Grafton analyses the reading practices of John Caius (1510-1573) and highlights Caius's adoption of the annal tradition and of renewing documents.

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2 Matthew Parker: History as Archive

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In his second lecture, Professor Grafton analyses what Matthew Parker (1504-1575) might have thought he was doing while he was in the process of compiling what is now known as the...

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3 Adam Winthrop: History as Resource

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In his third lecture, Professor Grafton studies the layered reading practices of Adam Winthrop and the many generations of the Winthrop family from England to America.

Collection: Sandars Lectures 2016

Institution: Academic Division

Created: Fri 29 Jan 2016