Academia Obscura

Wright Glen

Format: Hardback
ISBN13: 9781783523412
Published: November 2017

Price: $24.99

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If you think academia is a prestigious place of serious, erudite professors . . . think again. Step inside the ivory tower and let Glen Wright guide you on a journey through the weird, wonderful and often bizarre history of academe, from the very earliest in-jokes of medieval scribes. Learn how one cat tricked some of the greatest minds into awarding it tenure, how Colonel Gaddafi co-authored a thesis, and why some rats wear polyester trousers. This irreverent book filled with levitating frogs, defecating penguins, and super-specific scientific research shows you the rather sillier side of scholarly life. Academics will never take themselves too seriously again. And neither will anyone else.


  • Format: Hardback
  • ISBN13: 9781783523412
  • Published: November 2017
  • Number of pages: 288
  • Width: 13.8 mm
  • Height: 2.8 mm
  • Depth: 20.4 mm
  • Publisher: not specified


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