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Oxford in the eighteenth century.

Alfred Denis Godley

Oxford in the eighteenth century.

by Alfred Denis Godley

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Published by Methuen in London .
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Oxford in the Eighteenth Century Book digitized by Google from the library of the University of Michigan and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb. Show more. Research Seminar. The long-running research seminar devoted to the period, previously known as Restoration to Reform is now titled Eighteenth-Century Literature and Culture Research Seminar.. It meets fortnightly during term and provides a forum and meeting place for all researchers at Oxford interested in literature and culture of the period.

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