Historic Oxford (BOK)

David Sturdy

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This lively and authoritative account of Oxford's historic background describes the origins of the prosperous medieval town and of its university and colleges. David Sturdy draws on a lifetime's knowledge of Oxford, its archaeology, architecture and archives, to examine the many myths and legends that have sprund up there. Using medieval documents, he restores 'Ox-ford' to its authentic site west of the town and explains that the notion that it lay to the south, along St Aldate's Street, is a modern misconception. Now overcrowded and reviled, Cornmarket, the main shopping street for a thousand years, is one of the most fascinating streets in Europe, richly documented in charters and leases and through archeaological records of Saxon and Norman times.

Produktfakta

Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Heftet
Utgitt 2004 Forfatter David Sturdy
Forlag
The History Press
ISBN 9780752431505
Antall sider 176 Dimensjoner 17cm x 24,8cm x 1,5cm
Vekt 522 gram Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd
Emner og form Local history