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The Oxford book of Oxford

Author: Jan Morris
Publisher: Oxford [u.a.] : Oxford University Press, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : ReissuedView all editions and formats
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In this entertaining and lively anthology, Jan Morris traces the history of the University from its foundation in the Middle Ages through to the twentieth century, combining extracts from  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jan Morris
ISBN: 0192804073 9780192804075
OCLC Number: 248085072
Notes: Includes index.
Description: XI, 402 S : Kt ; 20 cm.
Contents: Explanations ; Map of Oxford (Drawn by Denys Baker) ; 1. The Learned Imps 1200 - 1558 ; 2. Peace and War 1558 - 1700 ; 3. Port and Prejudice 1700 - 1800 ; 4. The Country House 1800 - 1850 ; 5. The Power House 1850 - 1914 ; 6. Coming to Terms 1914 - 1945 ; Glossary ; Acknowledgements ; Index
Responsibility: chosen and edited by Jan Morris.
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Review from previous edition an admirable book ... full of bustling Oxford life Times Literary Supplement The whole book is composed of choice quotes ... a book in which to put your thumb and pull Read more...

 
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