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The Oxford Book of Oxford - Jan Morris (Ed.)

Oxford University Press, 1978, Hardback in Dustwrapper..
Condition: Very Good - in Very Good DJ. Edges of DJ showing very slight shelf wear. Price Clipped.

This is an entertaining, informative and suitable celebratory anthology which traces the history of the University from its foundation in the Middle Ages through to 1945. Important events in the history of the University - the development of the college system, the creation of the Bodleian, Magdalen's defiance of James II, Newman and the Oxford movement - are described and explained. The social, sporting and scholarly lives of generations of dons and undergraduates are vividly evoked, along with the great characters of Oxford.

ISBN: 01921404X

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