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Published by Oxford University Press, USA .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • British & Irish history: c 1700 to c 1900,
  • Social history,
  • Universities / polytechnics,
  • c 1700 to c 1800,
  • Individual Institutions Of Higher Education,
  • Education,
  • Education / Teaching,
  • England,
  • Education / History,
  • History,
  • University of Oxford

Book details:

Edition Notes

ContributionsL. S. Sutherland (Editor), L. G. Mitchell (Editor), T. H. Aston (Editor)
The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages968
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL10146632M
ISBN 100199510156
ISBN 109780199510153

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