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London's Archaeological Secrets: A World City Revealed / Edition 1
     

London's Archaeological Secrets: A World City Revealed / Edition 1

by Chris Thomas
 

ISBN-10: 0300095163

ISBN-13: 9780300095166

Pub. Date: 07/11/2003

Publisher: Yale University Press

Professional archaeologists have been working in the city of London, and revealing its secrets, since the early 1970s. This book celebrates more than three decades of discovery and draws on research and excavations carried out by the Museum of London Archaeology Service. With hundreds of photographs, maps and plans, this volume presents a thematic overview of London's

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Professional archaeologists have been working in the city of London, and revealing its secrets, since the early 1970s. This book celebrates more than three decades of discovery and draws on research and excavations carried out by the Museum of London Archaeology Service. With hundreds of photographs, maps and plans, this volume presents a thematic overview of London's history covering a number of important sites and finds. Chapters explore the landscape and topography of the city, London's rivers and especially riverfront, its infrastructure of streets, bridges, sewers, railways and the underground, trade and industry in the city, domestic housing and everyday life, entertainment, religion and the disasters that befell the city including fire and disease. A fascinating insight into London's hidden history.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780300095166
Publisher:
Yale University Press
Publication date:
07/11/2003
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
160
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 10.63(h) x (d)

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