From a small city college in the sixteenth century the University of Edinburgh grew to be one of the world's greatest centres of scholarship, research and learning. Its history is told here by three of its leading historians with wit, verve and style. Copiously illustrated in colour and black and white, this is a book for everyone concerned with the university or the city of Edinburgh to read and enjoy.
About the Author
Michael Lynch recently retired from the Sir William Fraser Chair of Scottish History and Palaeography at the University of Edinburgh.
Nicholas Phillipson is Formerly Professor of History in the then School of History and Classics at the University of Edinburgh.
An urgent purchase for all concerned with and interested in the university… valuable and consistently readable… an extraordinary wealth of illustration… a fascinating set of glimpses into student life… This is a book to be welcomed.