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A Traveller's History of Oxford (Traveller's History of Oxford)

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Publisher Comments:

"A Traveller's History of Oxford" gives the reader a clear account of Oxford's earliest beginnings from Roman times, its Anglo-Saxon past, its importance in medieval England, the founding of the different colleges, its status as Royalist capital during the Civil War and its recovery and continuing growth right up to the 21st century.

Book News Annotation:

Weaving together the history of the Oxford and the eponymously named university, Tames (history, Cambridge U.) presents this volume aimed at the visiting tourist. He covers eight centuries of developments, paying special attention to prominent personalities. Also included is a guide to the museums and a description of walking tours and day trips outside of Oxford. Annotation (c)2003 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Synopsis:

Includes bibliographical references (p. 347-351) and index.

Table of Contents

Introduction — ch. 1: Beginnings — ch. 2: Renaissance and Reformation — ch. 3: Classicism and crisis — ch. 4: Republic, reaction and revolution — ch. 5: Complacency and corruption — ch. 6: Railways, religion and reform — ch. 7: Opening up, reaching out — ch. 8: War and Waugh — ch. 9: Pillar of the establishment — Museums — Walking tours of Oxford — Trips from Oxford — Sport — Chronology.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781566564670
Author:
Tames, Richard
Publisher:
Interlink Books
Author:
Tames, Richard
Location:
New York
Subject:
Great britain
Subject:
History
Subject:
Oxford
Subject:
Europe - Great Britain - General
Subject:
University of Oxford - History
Subject:
Oxford (England) History.
Subject:
World History-England General
Edition Number:
1st American ed.
Series:
Traveller's History of Oxford
Series Volume:
107-211
Publication Date:
20020931
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
374
Dimensions:
7.78x5.10x.98 in. .68 lbs.

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History and Social Science » Europe » Great Britain » General History
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