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The Times History of London (Times (Times Books)) Hardcover – 5 Nov 2007

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Product details

  • Hardcover: 192 pages
  • Publisher: Times Books; New edition edition (5 Nov. 2007)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 000726643X
  • ISBN-13: 978-0007266432
  • Product Dimensions: 22.9 x 2.1 x 30.5 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.2 out of 5 stars 8 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 1,053,796 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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"The text is brimming with absorbing and comprehensive historical narrative, the most recent archaeological findings, fascinating photographs, and a wealth of statistics and maps. Fully recommended." Now & Then, March 2008

“a lavishly illustrated and totally engrossing look at the history of our capital over the past 2,000 years… a real delight." Ham & High, 25th October 2007

Synopsis

This new edition is as vibrant, compelling and diverse as the infamous city itself. An established authority on London past and present, The Times History of London presents a captivating picture of London -- how it was, how it is now, and how it will be in the future. Ranging from the creation of London by the Romans almost 2,000 years ago to the impact the forthcoming 2012 Olympics will have on the physical, economical and cultural fabric of London, the contents are both satisfyingly thorough and refreshingly varied. The text is brimming with absorbing and comprehensive historical narrative, the most recent archaeological findings, fascinating photographs, and a wealth of statistics and maps. It comprises the most complete and inviting rendering of the history of London to date. Lavishly presented and historically accurate, this new edition is the perfect companion for both the Londoner and the lover of London alike Contents include: Land under London Roman London Anglo-Saxon and Norman London Medieval London Tudor and Stuart London Georgian London Victorian London London between the wars Post-war London London themes Places in London

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