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Andrew Sargent - Oxford in 50 Buildings - 9781445659879 - V9781445659879
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Oxford in 50 Buildings

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Description for Oxford in 50 Buildings Paperback. Explores the rich and fascinating history of the city through an examination of some of its greatest architectural treasures. Series: In 50 Buildings. Num Pages: 96 pages, 100. BIC Classification: 1DBKESF; AMX; WQH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 236 x 166 x 13. Weight in Grams: 286.
From the founding of St Frideswide's nunnery in the sixth century and the emergence of its university in the late twelfth century - the first in the English-speaking world - through its growth and development as one of the country's leading centres of education, science, publishing and motor manufacturing, to its current status as one of the fastest growing and ethnically diverse cities in the UK, Oxford has a proud and distinctive identity. This extraordinary history is embodied in the many fine buildings that have shaped this `city of dreaming spires'. Oxford in 50 Buildings explores the ... Read more

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Amberley Publishing
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In 50 Buildings
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Chalford, United Kingdom
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About Andrew Sargent
Andrew lives not far from Oxford in the Thames valley. Local history and archaeology have always been his passions. After taking a doctorate in archaeology from Cambridge University he worked for English Heritage for over 20 years. He has published numerous articles on aspects of archaeology as well as monographs on the history of photography. This book arose naturally out ... Read more

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