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.

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

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

by Annie Bullen

ISBN: 1841651893 ASIN: 1841651893

32 pages (Paperback)

Publisher: Pitkin Unichrome Ltd

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

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

by Annie Bullen

ISBN: 1841651869 ASIN: 1841651869

32 pages (Paperback)

Publisher: Pitkin Publishing

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

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

by Vivien Brett

ISBN: 1841650137 ASIN: 1841650137

34 pages (Paperback)

Publisher: Jarrold Publishing

The CPRE Oxford Green Belt Way

The CPRE Oxford Green Belt Way

by Gordon Garroway

ISBN: 0955772303 ASIN: 0955772303

48 pages (Paperback)

Publisher: Campaign to Protect Rural England Oxfordshire

The Cheeky Guide to Oxford (Cheekyguides)

The Cheeky Guide to Oxford (Cheekyguides)

by Cheekyguides Ltd.

ISBN: 0953611051 ASIN: 0953611051

224 pages (Paperback)

Publisher: Turnaround

Local Red Book: Oxford & Abingdon (Local Red Books)

Local Red Book: Oxford & Abingdon (Local Red Books)

by

ISBN: 0860847594 ASIN: 0860847594

32 pages (Paperback)

Publisher: Estate Publications

 

Local Red Book: Oxford, Abingdon (Local Red Books)

by

ISBN: 0860845494 ASIN: 0860845494

32 pages (Paperback)

Publisher: Estate Publications

Oxford

Oxford

by Vivien Brett

ISBN: 0853729875 ASIN: 0853729875

34 pages (Paperback)

Publisher: Jarrold Publishing

 

The University City of Oxford (Spanish Edition)

by Jane Drake

ISBN: 0853725993 ASIN: 0853725993

32 pages (Paperback)

Publisher: Jarrold Publishing

Oxfordshire and Oxford (Shire County Guide)

Oxfordshire and Oxford (Shire County Guide)

by Marilyn Yurdin

ISBN: 085263935X ASIN: 085263935X

80 pages (Paperback)

Publisher: Shire Publications Ltd

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