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The Last of the Humanists?

Summer Is Almost Over: A Memoir by Bruce Mansfield Barton Books, 2012, 200 pages, $30 For many of us, fifty years ago Modern History at the University of Sydney was dominated by the Early Modern Renaissance and Reformation course given by Bruce Mansfield and Ken Cable, in which Mansfield’s portrayal of the religious conflicts in Europe was deftly complemented by Cable’s treatment of British history. Few of us at the time realised that Mansfield was pioneering the study of Reformation history in Australia, or that Cable was skilfully charting a middle ground between the constitutional history that had come to…

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