A Great and Monstrous Thing

A Great and Monstrous Thing

by Jerry White
     
 

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A Great and Monstrous Thing offers a street-level view of eighteenth-century London, a city of grandeur and glitter, squalor and poverty, risen from the ashes of the Great Fire of 1666 that destroyed half its homes and great public buildings. What emerges is a society fractured by geography, politics, religion, history—and especially by class.  See more details below

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A Great and Monstrous Thing offers a street-level view of eighteenth-century London, a city of grandeur and glitter, squalor and poverty, risen from the ashes of the Great Fire of 1666 that destroyed half its homes and great public buildings. What emerges is a society fractured by geography, politics, religion, history—and especially by class.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780674076402
Publisher:
Harvard University Press
Publication date:
02/28/2013
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
9 MB

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