Malvern College

Malvern College : A 150th Anniversary Portrait

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This portrait of Malvern College not only analyses the school's highs and lows and its key developments, but also lays bare the character of the school and the interaction between its pupils, teachers and its physical landscape. It is beautifully illustrated with an extensive collection of photographs, which bring the College's past 150 years vividly to life.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 272 pages
  • 237 x 280 x 27mm | 1,642g
  • Shire Publications
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • UK ed.
  • 200 b/w; 160 col
  • 0747813051
  • 9780747813057
  • 1,836,676

Table of contents

Foundations/ Making a school, 1865-91/ Christian gentlemen and the playing fields of Malvern, 1892-1914/ `With a wider vision and a self-trained mind', 1914-37/ `We have not faltered nor failed', 1937-53/ The new Elizabethans, 1953-82/ Remaking a school, 1983-2008/ Good teaching and sound learning/ Look forward in faith/ Prefects, fags and rebels/ From Canning Town to Ghana/ For Crown and country/ The sporting life/ Life in abundance/ Embracing the future
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About Roy Allen

Roy Allen came to Malvern College in 1975 intending to stay for one year, and ran the History department from 1985 to 2013. From the West Country himself, he studied History and Politics at the University of Wales and achieved his M.Phil and PGCE from Pembroke College, Oxford. His academic interests include modern British history, in particular the Conservative Party, and modern European history, particularly of France and Germany. He lives in Malvern and enjoys travelling, dining, pubs, church architecture, classical music and following long standing interests in psephology, Rider Haggard and exploring new historical periods.
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