Cookies on oxfam

We use cookies to ensure that you have the best experience on our website. If you continue browsing, we’ll assume that you are happy to receive all our cookies. You can change your cookie settings at any time. Find out more Accept

  • Grows vegetables
  • Fills classrooms
  • Drills wells
  • Empowers women
  • Fights poverty
  • Free Uk delivery on all gifts
    Or you can add a donation at checkout
  • Personalise your gift at checkout
    Add a personal message, ecard or card front
  • Add a 'Little Extra' at checkout
    Add-on gifts available (including chocolate!)

Free returns

-

£3.95 deliver per order

-

All profits fight poverty

Keep up with Oxfam's Online Shop

Subscribe to our newsletter for all our latest updates, offers and promotions.

© 2015. Oxfam is a registered charity in England and Wales (no 202918) and Scotland (SC039042). Oxfam GB is a member of Oxfam International.

Eton Renewed: A History from 1860 to the Present Day [1995 Reprint]

£19.99

Product description

1995 reprint, first published in 1994 by John Murray (Publishers) Ltd.

End-papers are illustrated with black and white maps of Eton College in 1902 and 1992. Coloured illustrations printed on glossy, photography paper are found in 3 intervals throughout the book. Prologue written by the author. Glossary of terms, source notes listed by chapter, select bibliography and index are found at the rear of the book.

Eton is the one of the country's leading public schools. The present Vice-Provost has written this history of Eton, beginning with the time when pressure was falling on all the old public schools to reform themselves and end the Classics' stranglehold on the curriculum. He explains the curious finances of the place, evokes the concerns and triumphs of the boys' lives and passes judgement on such controversial members of staff as Oscar Browning and William Johnson Cory, as well as the various Headmasters from the giant Warre to the ill-starred Chenevix-Trench. The story ends with the transformation of Eton over the last thirty years in response to changing social and educational pressures.

Very good condition. Along with the boards, the dust jacket has some light shelf wear, especially on the bottom of the spine.The dust jacket has some scratching and the price has been crossed out with a biro. The binding is tight and the pages are in flawless condition.

Item details

Author(s):
Tim Card
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
24cm x 18cm
Edition:
1995 Reprint
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0719553091
ISBN-13:
9780719553097
Number of pages:
337
Publisher:
John Murray (Publishers) Ltd
Title:
Eton Renewed: A History from 1860 to the Present Day

Standard UK Delivery (currently free)

Delivery FAQs

Ts & Cs
Delivery FAQs

Free returns

within 28 days.
Returns policy

About this item

1995 reprint, first published in 1994 by John Murray (Publishers) Ltd.

End-papers are illustrated with black and white maps of Eton College in 1902 and 1992. Coloured illustrations printed on glossy, photography paper are found in 3 intervals throughout the book. Prologue written by the author. Glossary of terms, source notes listed by chapter, select bibliography and index are found at the rear of the book.

Eton is the one of the country's leading public schools. The present Vice-Provost has written this history of Eton, beginning with the time when pressure was falling on all the old public schools to reform themselves and end the Classics' stranglehold on the curriculum. He explains the curious finances of the place, evokes the concerns and triumphs of the boys' lives and passes judgement on such controversial members of staff as Oscar Browning and William Johnson Cory, as well as the various Headmasters from the giant Warre to the ill-starred Chenevix-Trench. The story ends with the transformation of Eton over the last thirty years in response to changing social and educational pressures.

Very good condition. Along with the boards, the dust jacket has some light shelf wear, especially on the bottom of the spine.The dust jacket has some scratching and the price has been crossed out with a biro. The binding is tight and the pages are in flawless condition.

Author(s):
Tim Card
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
24cm x 18cm
Edition:
1995 Reprint
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0719553091
ISBN-13:
9780719553097
Number of pages:
337
Publisher:
John Murray (Publishers) Ltd
Title:
Eton Renewed: A History from 1860 to the Present Day

Delivery & returns

This item will be dispatched to UK addresses via second class post within 2 working days of receipt of your order. Standard UK delivery is £3.95 per order, so you're only charged once no matter how many items you have in your basket. Any additional courier charges will be applied at checkout as they vary depending on delivery address.

This item will be dispatched to UK addresses via second class post within 2 working days of receipt of your order. Standard UK delivery is currently free, no matter how many items you have in your basket. Any additional courier charges will be applied at checkout as they vary depending on delivery address.

You can find out more about delivery and returns in our help section.

We offer a no quibble returns policy as follows:

Wedding dresses: 28 days

Overseas returns: 31 days

Everything else: 28 days


This item is also available for international delivery by airmail, carrying a mandatory delivery charge of:

Europe: £6.50

Outside Europe: £11.50

Volunteer listed

Wonder how this unique item ended up online?

Most of the second-hand items you see online have been donated, by supporters like you, to our high street stores. Each item is then priced, photographed and listed on this site by our amazing team of volunteers from across the country.

After you have bought your item, our team of volunteers package and dispatch it from the Shop straight to you or your chosen recipient.

All profits from the sales of our goods go towards funding Oxfam's work around the world. We rely on your donations to sell online so please keep the cycle of goodness going!

To find out more about volunteering with Oxfam, please visit our how to volunteer page.

Oxfam Bookshop Witney

Witney Books and Music shop has a wide range of books in most subjects from Childrens to Art and a good selection of DVDs CDs Vinyl and sheet music both classical and pop.We also stock greetings cards. Please come and visit us in this thriving market town.

View Shop