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The Tower of London : a 2000-year history

Author: Ivan Lapper; Geoffrey Parnell; Jane Penrose
Publisher: Oxford, England : Osprey Publishing, 2000.
Series: Landmarks in history (Oxford, England)
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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A visual history of one of the most famous landmarks in the world. The 14 specially-commissioned paintings show the Tower from its earliest pre-Roman days up to the year 2000. A detailed narrative by  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Pictorial works
Illustrated works
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ivan Lapper; Geoffrey Parnell; Jane Penrose
ISBN: 1841761702 9781841761701
OCLC Number: 59558046
Notes: "Royal Armouries."
Description: 44 pages : illustrations (some color), map ; 25 cm.
Contents: AD 40: Before the Romans --
AD 200: The Roman city fortified --
AD 400: Twilight of the Roman city --
AD 886: Alfred and the Danish threat --
AD 1080: The Conqueror's castle --
AD 1200: The Tower enlarged --
AD 1240: The classic castle --
AD 1300: Apogee of the medieval castle --
AD 1547: The Tudor power house --
AD 1700: Showplace of the nation --
AD 1841: The great conflagration --
AD 1890: Remedievalisation of the castle --
AD 1940: The castle at war --
AD 2000: The Tower today.
Series Title: Landmarks in history (Oxford, England)
Responsibility: Ivan Lapper, Geoffrey Parnell ; [editor: Jane Penrose].

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