The Dons: Mentors, Eccentrics and Geniuses

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A wonderfully engaging and entertaining history of the great dons of the last two hundred years, by one of our leading historians of ideas. Rich in anecdote, and displaying all the author's customary mastery of his subject, The Dons is Noel Annan at his erudite, encyclopedic and entertaining best. The book is a kaleidoscope of wonderful vignettes illustrating the brilliance and eccentricities of some of the greatest figures of British university life. Here is Buckland dropping to his knees to lick the supposed patch of ...

The Dons: Mentors, Eccentrics and Geniuses 2008, HarperPerennial, London

ISBN-13: 9780007292752

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The Dons: Mentors, Eccentrics and Geniuses 2001, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL

ISBN-13: 9780226021089

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The Dons: Mentors, Eccentrics and Geniuses 2000, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL

ISBN-13: 9780226021072

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The Dons: Mentors, Eccentrics and Geniuses 2000, HarperCollins Publishers Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9780006531302

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The Dons: Mentors, Eccentrics and Geniuses 1999, HarperCollins Publishers Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9780002570749

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