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Oxford: Story of the City and the University
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Publisher Createspace Independent Pub
Publication date January 28, 2016
Pages 138
Binding Paperback
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9781523745258
ISBN-10 1523745258
Dimensions 0.35 by 5.25 by 8 in.
Original list price $8.49
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Amazon.com description: Product Description: Most old towns are like palimpsests, parchments which have been scrawled over again and again by their successive owners. Oxford, though not one of the most ancient of English cities, shows, more legibly than the rest, the handwriting, as it were, of many generations. The convenient site among the interlacing waters of the Isis and the Cherwell has commended itself to men in one age after another. Each generation has used it for its own purpose: for war, for trade, for learning, for religion; and war, trade, religion, and learning have left on Oxford their peculiar marks...

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