Books about Oxford, England

About the city of Oxford, England

Oxford, which is perhaps best known for its prestigious university, is also renowned for its beautiful architecture and long and interesting history.

The city dates from around 900 AD. The earliest known references to the university date from the 12th century. Significant events that occurred in Oxford include the burning at the stake of the Oxford Martyrs in 1555, the court of Charles I during the English Civil War (1642), the court of Charles II during the Great Plague of London (1665-66) and the first authenticated sub-four-minute-mile ran by Roger Bannister in 1954.

Places of interest in and around Oxford include parts of the university and colleges open to the public at certain times, especially during the summer months; museums; churches and church towers including Oxford Cathedral (at Christ Church College) and the University Church of St. Mary; Oxford Castle; Blenheim Palace and many outdoor attractions such as punting on the River Thames.

See also news from, about or mentioning Oxford, England.

O for Oxford: 100 Things for Families to Do (Oxford Town Trails)

O for Oxford: 100 Things for Families to Do (Oxford Town Trails)

by Deborah Manley

ISBN: 1874361118 ASIN: 1874361118

36 pages (Paperback)

Publisher: Heritage Tours Publications

The High: One of the World's Greatest Streets (Oxford Town Trails)

The High: One of the World's Greatest Streets (Oxford Town Trails)

by Philip Opher

ISBN: 187436107X ASIN: 187436107X

32 pages (Paperback)

Publisher: Heritage Tours Publications

Oxford's Presidents, Prime Ministers and Other Political Persons (Oxford Town Trails)

Oxford's Presidents, Prime Ministers and Other Political Persons (Oxford Town Trails)

by Deborah Manley, Philip Opher

ISBN: 1874361061 ASIN: 1874361061

32 pages (Paperback)

Publisher: Heritage Tours Publications

Alice and Lewis Carroll: A Guided Walk Following in the Footsteps of Alice Liddell, Charles Dodgson (Oxford Town Trails)

Alice and Lewis Carroll: A Guided Walk Following in the Footsteps of Alice Liddell, Charles Dodgson (Oxford Town Trails)

by Deborah Manley

ISBN: 1874361029 ASIN: 1874361029

32 pages (Paperback)

Publisher: Heritage Tours Publications

Oxford's Gardens and Meadows: A Guided Walk Round Christ Church & Port Meadow, the Botanical and Seven College Gardens (Oxford Town Trails)

Oxford's Gardens and Meadows: A Guided Walk Round Christ Church & Port Meadow, the Botanical and Seven College Gardens (Oxford Town Trails)

by Philip Opher, Olga Samuels

ISBN: 1874361010 ASIN: 1874361010

40 pages (Paperback)

Publisher: Heritage Tours Publications

Oxfordshire Walks: Oxford, the Cotswolds and the Cherwell Valley

Oxfordshire Walks: Oxford, the Cotswolds and the Cherwell Valley

by Nick Moon

ISBN: 1871199786 ASIN: 1871199786

pages (Paperback)

Publisher: The Book Castle

Oxfordshire Walks: Oxford, the Downs and the Thames Valley

Oxfordshire Walks: Oxford, the Downs and the Thames Valley

by Nick Moon

ISBN: 1871199328 ASIN: 1871199328

192 pages (Paperback)

Publisher: The Book Castle

Oxford Canal ("Waterways World" Canal Guides)

Oxford Canal ("Waterways World" Canal Guides)

by

ISBN: 1870002768 ASIN: 1870002768

72 pages (Spiral-bound)

Publisher: Gardners Books

Oxford City Guide - Spanish (Pitkin City Guides) (Spanish Edition)

Oxford City Guide - Spanish (Pitkin City Guides) (Spanish Edition)

by Annie Bullen

ISBN: 1841651915 ASIN: 1841651915

32 pages (Paperback)

Publisher: Pitkin Publishing

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