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Wyatt, Will - Oxford Boy, ebook

Oxford Boy

Wyatt, Will


Journalist and television producer Will Wyatt's account of growing up in Oxford in the 1940s and 1950s is a delightful, absorbing read.... He writes with fondness and humour, recalling the simple pleasures of England in the period.' -The Lady, 'Book of the Week' 'A very enjoyable read.

Scholar, Richard - Divided Cities: The Oxford Amnesty Lectures 2003, ebook

Divided Cities: The Oxford Amnesty Lectures 2003

Scholar, Richard


Based on the influential Oxford Amnesty Lectures, this volume examines the forces shaping urbanization today and the divisions that threaten the world's cities. It consists of essays by eight leading urban thinkers and practitioners. Copying to clipboard limited to 5 samples

Baldick, Chris - The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Literary Terms, ebook

The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Literary Terms

Baldick, Chris


This is a book of hard words alphabetically arranged and briefly explained. It cannot purport to fulfil the functions of a balanced expository guide to literary criticism or literary concepts, nor does it attempt to catalogue the entire body of literary…

Roberts, Pamela - Black Oxford, ebook

Black Oxford

Roberts, Pamela


Oxford University has attracted and produced many of the world's most original thinkers over the centuries. It boasts heads of states, academics, writers, actors, scientists, philosophers and many other luminaries among its alumni. On any tour of the

Tapper, Ted - Oxford, the Collegiate University, ebook

Oxford, the Collegiate University

Tapper, Ted


Setting the Context: Oxford’s Changing Academic and Social Demography
Ted Tapper, David Palfreyman
2. Collegiality Debated
Ted Tapper, David Palfreyman
3. Continuity and Change in the Collegiate Tradition
Ted Tapper, David Palfreyman
4. Commensality:

Honderich, Ted - The Oxford Companion to Philosophy, ebook

The Oxford Companion to Philosophy

Honderich, Ted


Oxford University Press presents a major new edition of the definitive philosophical reference work for readers at all levels. For ten years the original volume has served as a stimulating introduction for general readers and as an indispensable guide

, B. T. Sue Atkins - The Oxford Guide to Practical Lexicography, ebook

The Oxford Guide to Practical Lexicography

, B. T. Sue Atkins


This comprehensive introduction by two of the world's leading lexicographers presents a course in dictionary-making for publishers, colleges, and universities world-wide. The book takes readers through building a corpus, analysing the data, and writing entries. Numerous exercises show the

Gale, Monica R. - Oxford Readings in Lucretius, ebook

Oxford Readings in Lucretius

Gale, Monica R.


A collection of important scholarly articles on the Roman poet Lucretius, whose philosophical epic, the De Rerum Natura or On the Nature of the Universe (c.55 BC), seeks to convince its readers of the validity of the rationalist theories of Epicurus.…