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LSE: A History of the London School of Economics and Political Science 1895-1995

Ralf Dahrendorf

Abstract

The London School of Economics and Political Science — the LSE — is one of the most famous academic institutions in the world. This history provides a lively account of the first century of a university that, from its beginnings has captured not only the minds of social scientists, but also the imagination of a wider public. It is the biography of an institution. The book places the School in the context of the drama of the 20th century and it does so through a mirror, the mirror of the social sciences. The book traces the story of the LSE from its ‘invention’ by Beatrice and Sidney Webb, Geor ... More

Keywords: London School of Economics and Political Science, LSE, university, Beatrice Webb, Sidney Webb, George Bernard Shaw, Graham Wallas, Beveridge, London

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 1995 Print ISBN-13: 9780198202400
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: October 2011 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202400.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Ralf Dahrendorf, author
St Antony's College, Oxford