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The London rich : the creation of a great city, from 1666 to the present

Author: Peter Thorold
Publisher: London : Penguin, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This work traces the pathways of the wealthy, where they lived in London and its neighbourhood, where they owned land, how they moved from one district to another and the effect on the local social  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Thorold
ISBN: 0140264701 9780140264708
OCLC Number: 59544314
Notes: Originally published: London: Viking, 1999.
Description: ix, 402 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Before the fire; London breaks its bounds; surburban splendour; casualties; devouring luxury; migration to the north; the villages to the west; south of the river; monster city; the rich in turmoil; resurgence.
Responsibility: Peter Thorold.

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"Thorold has mastered a treasure-house of material... a book which is fresh in its ideas and delightful in its exposition" - Daily Telegraph"

 
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