Originally published between 1898 and 1903, this set is a remarkable archive of histories of one of the most venerated and ancient universities in the world. Together they give a fascinating insight into Oxford University's world up until the end of the nineteenth century. With a wealth of biographical and historical information, each volume celebrates its own achievements and contributes towards an intellectual history of England. Each volume was specially written by a well-known figure with official connections with each College, and contains: * a history of the College from its foundation * an account and history of its buildings * notices of the connection of the College with any important social or religious events * a list of the chief benefactions made to the college * some particulars of the contents of the College Library * an account of the College seal and arms, windows and other accessories * an account of notable members of the College, past and present * approximately 250pp of text, with illustrations, views and plans, both ancient and modern. This set will be a valued resource for anyone interested in the history of education, social history and history generally. It will be followed by two companion sets - one on the Colleges of Cambridge, and the other on the Colleges of selected Public Schools.
Series: Social Policy--Welfare, Power and Diversity Ser.
For Ages: 18 years old
Number Of Pages: 5472
Published: 23rd September 1998
Dimensions (cm): 21.6 x 13.8 x 27.178
Weight (kg): 0.54