The Cambridge Apostles : a history of Cambridge University’s Èlite intellectual secret society


Format:
Book


Author(s):
Deacon, Richard


Keyword(s):
Society of the Apostles. Geheime genootschappen. Intellectuelen. Geschichte Cambridge Apostles (Society) Cambridge Apostles (SociÈtÈ) -- Histoire Cambridge Apostles (SociÈtÈ) Cambridge -- Cambridge Apostles Time: Geschichte 1820-1986 England -- Intellectual life -- 19th century. England -- Intellectual life -- 20th century. Angleterre -- Vie intellectuelle -- 19e siËcle Angleterre -- Vie intellectuelle -- 20e siËcle Cambridge (Engeland)


Year:
1986


Pages:
x, 214 p.


Publisher:
Farrar Straus & Giroux


Publisher location:
New York


Accession number:
13333371


Label:
Box 59


Notes:
ill. ; 22 cm. Conversazione -- The lotus-eaters -- Insurrection -- The curse on Henry Roby -- The wish to learn -- The higher sodomy -- God and the devil -- The Keynesian influence -- After Armageddon -- Investigative Marxism -- Another Spanish adventure -- Approaching war again -- Apostles at war -- The fitful fifties -- The restless sixties -- In pursuit of truth. Includes index./ Bibliography: p. 197-199. Richard Deacon. Book


URLS:
http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/description/hol054/86004674.html Materials specified: Publisher descriptionhttp://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/description/hol054/86004674.html


Language:
English


Call number:
LC: LF129.5.C343; Dewey: 378.426/59


ISBN:
ISBN: 0374118205; 9780374118204 LCCN: 86-4674


Research notes:
Marginalia; numbers, words Dust jacket flap at p. 123


Abstract:
This is the story of the Apostles - Cambridge University's elite intellectual secret society - from its modest beginning in the 1820s to the revelation in recent decades that two of the most notorious "moles" for the Soviet secret service - Guy Burgess and Anthony Blunt - were Apostles.


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