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The University of Oxford : a history

Author: L W B Brockliss
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2016.
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This fresh and readable account gives a complete history of the University of Oxford, from its beginnings in the eleventh century to the present day. Written by one of the leading authorities on the history of universities internationally, it traces Oxford's improbable rise from provincial backwater to one of the world's leading centres of research and teaching. Laurence Brockliss sees Oxford's history as one of  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: L W B Brockliss
ISBN: 9780199243563 0199243565
OCLC Number: 1001618861
Notes: Hardback.
Description: 784 pages ; 246 x 171 mm
Contents: PART 1: THE CATHOLIC UNIVERSITY: C.1100-1534; PART II: THE ANGLICAN UNIVERSITY: 1534-1845; PART III: THE IMPERIAL UNIVERSITY: 1845-1945; PART IV: THE WORLD UNIVERSITY: 1945-2013
Responsibility: L.W.B. Brockliss.

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