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penny universities

Aytoun Ellis

penny universities

a history of the coffee-houses.

by Aytoun Ellis

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Published by Secker & Warburg in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Coffeehouses

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDA686 .E4
    The Physical Object
    Pagination290 p.
    Number of Pages290
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6227072M
    LC Control Number57013797
    OCLC/WorldCa1616019

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Even when the book does describe what life was really like inside old English coffeehouses, there seems to be more talk of gambling and other amusements than anything about writers, poets, philosophers, social activists, or any other type of intellectual coming to the "Penny universities" to /5(3).

English coffeehouses in the 17th and 18th centuries were public social places where men would meet for conversation and commerce. For the price of a penny, customers purchased a cup of coffee and admission. Travellers introduced coffee as a beverage to England during the midth century; previously it had been consumed mainly for its supposed medicinal properties.

The Penny Universities book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. The coffee houses of England served multiple purposes, and this boo 4/5. Get print book. No eBook available.

The Penny Universities: A History of the Coffee-houses. Aytoun Ellis. Secker & Warburg, - Coffee-houses - pages. 0 Reviews. Traces the development of coffee-houses and their gradual evolution into the typical English institution, the club.

Book Now. Why Penny University. The history behind our name. The first coffeehouses that originated in London in the 17th century were called Penny Universities.

People would pay a penny to enter and once inside had access to coffee, the company of others, newspapers, bulletins and. Polite conversation led to reasoned and sober debate on matters of politics, science, literature and poetry, commerce and religion, so much so that London coffeehouses became known as ‘penny universities’, as that was the price of a cup of coffee.

Influential patrons included Samuel Pepys, John Dryden, Alexander Pope and Isaac Newton. Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Ellis, Aytoun. Penny universities. London, Secker & Warburg, (OCoLC) Document Type. Penny was educated at the universities of Oxford (MA), Cambridge (PGCE) and Reading (MA).

She emigrated to Israel inwhere she still lives today. Penny has thirty years’ experience as an English teacher in elementary, middle and high schools in Israel. Now retired, she has taught M.A. courses at Oranim Academic College of Education and Haifa University.

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The Penny Universities: A History of the Coffee-Houses by Ellis, Aytoun and a great selection of related books, Bright and crisp copy, original book seller stamp to bottom of ffep, a little foxed with last couple of pages and slight musty odour. DJ has some toning and is a little rubbed to rear and two tips, tinist tear to spine head and.

From a publicity leaflet for The Penny Universities a history of the coffee-houses. 'Penny University' is a term originating from the 18th-century coffee houses in London, England.

Instead of paying for drinks, people were charged a penny to enter a coffeehouse. A Penny For Your Thoughts shows how Canadian higher education has come to this point. Through 17 real time studies, it tracks how the deteriorating condition of postsecondary education is rooted in corporatization, the process through which universities and colleges increasingly work for, with, and as businesses.

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