Central Cambridge: A Guide to the University and Colleges [NOOK Book]


Combining style with accuracy and a wealth of historical detail, this guidebook is filled with newly commissioned color illustrations and detailed maps, providing a comprehensive survey of the collegiate University.
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Central Cambridge: A Guide to the University and Colleges

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Combining style with accuracy and a wealth of historical detail, this guidebook is filled with newly commissioned color illustrations and detailed maps, providing a comprehensive survey of the collegiate University.
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Editorial Reviews

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'Polished and richly illustrated.' The Magazine of the Cambridge Society

'There is no dearth of guidebooks to Cambridge and to individual colleges but this title by Kevin Taylor is particularly attractive, not only for the colour illustrations and detailed maps but also for the helpful and clear way that the information is presented.' Reference Reviews

'Visiting Cambridge will never be the same again: it will be better. Because on my next visit I'll have a copy of Kevin Taylor's Central Cambridge: A Guide to the University and Colleges, and I will be stepping out with new confidence.' Centrepiece Magazine

'Cambridge University Press continues to display more and more popular volumes in its city centre bookshop. And none of them will be more welcome to visitors than this busy guide from Kevin Taylor.' Cambridge Evening News

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781107714175
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press
  • Publication date: 11/25/2013
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 2
  • Sales rank: 863,540
  • File size: 43 MB
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Meet the Author

Kevin Taylor has worked at Cambridge University Press in editorial and legal roles since 1984, and has been a director of the Press since 1999. He is also a director of the Copyright Licensing Agency and Publishers Licensing Society, and has worked as a tour guide in Cambridge.

H.R.H. The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh and Chancellor of the University of Cambridge.

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Table of Contents

Foreword by H. R. H. The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh; Preface and acknowledgements; List of colleges in the University of Cambridge, with locations and dates of foundation; List of museums in the University of Cambridge, with locations; Introduction; Section 1. King's Parade and Trinity Street; Section 2. St Edward's Passage to Trumpington Street; Section 3. Free School Lane to St Andrew's Street; Section 4. Sidney Street and Jesus Lane to Castle Hill; Section 5. Outlying sites; Glossary; Further reading; Index.

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