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JPD Remembered : UCT Vice Chancellor, Rotarian, Cricketer, Mathematician

JPD Remembered : UCT Vice Chancellor, Rotarian, Cricketer, Mathematician

Publisher : Reach Publishers
SKU: 9781990960093
R 240,00
JP Duminy (1897-1980) was the only university professor to play cricket for South Africa. He was also the first alumnus of UCT to become Vice Chancellor and the first non-American to be elected a First Vice President of Rotary International. In this book, his son Andrew writes about his life and his distinguished career.
JP Duminy (1897-1980) was the only university professor to play cricket for South Africa. He was also the first alumnus of UCT to become Vice Chancellor and the first non-American to be elected a First Vice President of Rotary International. In this book, his son Andrew writes about his life and his distinguished career. Using diaries and private papers in the family's possession, he portryas his father as someone known for his good humour, clear-thinking and fair mindedness. In the words fo a senior academic who knew him well, he thought "dispassionately and fearlessly acted upon what he found to be true and in the best interests of the institution which he served".
Products specifications
ISBN13 9781990960093
Publisher Reach Publishers
Contributor By (author) Andrew Duminy
Publication Date 2020-08-01
Language English
Format Paperback / softback
Pages 214
Product Dimensions (H x W x L) in mm 228 X 152 X 210
Shipping Weight (grams) 500
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JP Duminy (1897-1980) was the only university professor to play cricket for South Africa. He was also the first alumnus of UCT to become Vice Chancellor and the first non-American to be elected a First Vice President of Rotary International. In this book, his son Andrew writes about his life and his distinguished career. Using diaries and private papers in the family's possession, he portryas his father as someone known for his good humour, clear-thinking and fair mindedness. In the words fo a senior academic who knew him well, he thought "dispassionately and fearlessly acted upon what he found to be true and in the best interests of the institution which he served".
Products specifications
ISBN13 9781990960093
Publisher Reach Publishers
Contributor By (author) Andrew Duminy
Publication Date 2020-08-01
Language English
Format Paperback / softback
Pages 214
Product Dimensions (H x W x L) in mm 228 X 152 X 210
Shipping Weight (grams) 500
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