London: A History

London: A History

by A. N. Wilson, Christopher Kay
     
 

ISBN-10: 1419302817

ISBN-13: 9781419302817

Pub. Date: 10/01/2004

Publisher: Recorded Books, LLC

This superb short history of London, which manages to find room for political and social history of every sort, is written with A. N. Wilson's characteristic verve, wit and colour, but also with affection and passion for a city that he loves.  See more details below

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This superb short history of London, which manages to find room for political and social history of every sort, is written with A. N. Wilson's characteristic verve, wit and colour, but also with affection and passion for a city that he loves.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781419302817
Publisher:
Recorded Books, LLC
Publication date:
10/01/2004

Table of Contents

List of Illustrations
1Prelude: A London History1
2New Troy or Roman London?12
3Norman London16
4Chaucer's London20
5Tudor and Stuart London25
6Restoration30
7Georgian45
8The Industrial Revolution and the Metropolis of Nash62
9Victorian London73
101900-193987
11Wartime 1939-1945101
12Post-War108
13The End of the Bowler Hat119
14London Cosmopolis128
15Silly London136
Chronology of London History147
Notes152
Select Bibliography155
Index159

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