Macfarlane, A.(2012). Reflections on Cambridge: University examinations - how did they begin and how do they work? [Video file]. http://www.dspace.cam.ac.uk/handle/1810/243491
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Standing in one of the old examination halls in Cambridge, Alan Macfarlane talks about the invention of competitive university examinations (in mathematics in the earlier C19) and the central role of Cambridge as one of the biggest exam setting boards in the world. Also what Camrbdige examinations are thought to be testing.