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Professor David Cranston and Sir Peter J Morris have authored a new book about the extraordinary life of William Morris, Lord Nuffield.

Book cover: "Lord Nuffield and his Double Legacy" by David Cranston and Peter Morris
David Cranston and Peter Morris tell the fascinating story of how this unpretentious, enigmatic man became one of the foremost industrial figures and philanthropists of the 20th century. The work interleaves the story of Nuffield the man with a compelling account of the challenges, opportunities, ups and downs of this times. Read and enjoy. - Professor Sir Peter Ratcliffe

Lord Nuffield and his Double Legacy, published by Words by Design, is a short illustrated biography of Lord Nuffield with watercolours by Valerie Petts. The book focuses on his work in manufacturing in Oxford and also the legacy he left behind to medicine and medical research.

Read the full press release.

Professor Cranston is also the author of the following books:

  • John Radcliffe and his Legacy to Oxford
  • Pencillin and the Legacy of Norman Heatley
  • William Osler and his Legacy to Medicine

Copies are available from Professor Cranston or please order via Words by Design

Meet the authors

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