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A traveller's history of London

Author: Richard Tames
Publisher: New York : Interlink Books, 2003.
Series: Traveller's history.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 3rd ed., fully rev. and updatedView all editions and formats
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This book gives a full and comprehensive historical background to the capital's past and covers the period from London's first beginnings, right up to the present day from Londinium and Lundenwic to Docklands' development. It reveals the city's hidden treasures and forgotten places and guides the reader to the sights and sites that can still be seen and enjoyed. - Publisher.
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Genre/Form: Guidebooks
History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Tames
ISBN: 1566564840 9781566564847
OCLC Number: 52092871
Description: xi, 308 pages : illustrations, maps ; 20 cm.
Contents: Clearing-house of the world --
Londinium and Lundenwic, 43-1066 --
Conquest and corporation, 1066-1400 --
From medieval to modern, 1400-1600 --
Revolutions and rebuilding, 1600-1700 --
Elegance and violence, 1700-1780 --
The great Wen, 1780-1837 --
Inequalities and improvements, 1837-1889 --
Heart of empire, 1889-1919 --
Expansion and experiment, 1919-1939 --
Phoenix City, from the Blitz to the eye.
Series Title: Traveller's history.
Responsibility: Richard Tames.

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This book gives a full and comprehensive historical background to the capital's past and covers the period from London's first beginnings, right up to the present day from Londinium and Lundenwic to Docklands' development. It reveals the city's hidden treasures and forgotten places and guides the reader to the sights and sites that can still be seen and enjoyed. - Publisher.

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