Oxford Student Pranks: A History of Mischief & Mayhem download free [PDF and Ebook] by Richard O. Smith

Oxford Student Pranks: A History of Mischief & Mayhem download free [PDF and Ebook] by Richard O. Smith year 2015
  • Book name: Oxford Student Pranks: A History of Mischief & Mayhem
  • Author: Richard O. Smith
  • Release date: 2015/1/18
  • Publisher: THE HISTORY PRESS LTD
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Funny Books and Stories
  • ISBN: 9780752456508
  • Rating: 8.24 of 10
  • Votes: 686
  • Review by: Shepherd Rosas
  • Review rating: 8.43 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/11/24
  • Total pages: 128
  • Includes a PDF summary of 13 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: Oxford University is famed for the intelligence and innovation of its students. However, not all the undergraduates have devoted their talents to academia; instead they spent their time devising ingenious and hilarious pranks to play on their unsuspecting dons.This fascinating volume recalls some of the greatest stunts and practical jokes in the university's history, including those by Oscar Wilde, Percy Shelly, Richard Burton and Roger Bacon. Ranging from the stunt that gave Folly Bridge its name and a nineteenth-century jape that resulted in the expulsion of all the students from University College, to the long-running rivalry between Town and Gown and the exploits of the infamous Bullington Club, this enthralling work will amaze and entertain in equal measure - and may well prove a source of inspiration for current students wishing to enliven their undergraduate days.
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 7H17M19S
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Local History, Funny Books & Stories, British & Irish History, Higher & Further Education, Tertiary Education
  • Available formats: DOCX, JPEG, WORD, TXT, PDF, CSV, DOC, EPUB. Compressed in CBR, ARJ, RZ, RAR, ZIP, TAR.BZ2
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 8.41 USD
  • Dimensions: 110x180x10mm
  • Weight: 120g
  • Printed by: Not Available
  • Published in: Stroud, United Kingdom
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