A History Of Merton College, Oxford

A History Of Merton College, Oxford

A History of Merton College, Oxford

Merton is one of the oldest colleges in Oxford and the model for all the colleges of Oxford and Cambridge. It has kept most of its original buildings, including its medieval library. Its history touches the intellectual, social and economic life of the country from the thirteenth century to the present.

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`useful volume ... There is much in these accounts to interest economic historians.' Christopher Dyer, University of Birmingham, The Economic History Review, Volume L, No. 3 August 1997

`The college has rich archives, which have been used to good effect by scholars like the late John Fletcher ... this is history seen from the senior common room, concerned above all with the fellows and with the college as a property-owning coropration ... The book is written with impeccable scholarship, spiced with donnish wit, and will no doubt give pleasure to Mertonians' R. D. Anderson, Historical Association

`The college has rich archives, which have been used to good effect by scholars like the late John Fletcher ... this is history seen from the senior common room, concerned above all with the fellows and with the college as a...

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