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Stephen Porter - The Story of London - 9781445645858 - V9781445645858
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The Story of London

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Description for The Story of London Paperback. A short illustrated history of London from Roman Londinium to the global city of today Num Pages: 96 pages, 75. BIC Classification: 1DBKESL; WQH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 235 x 165. .
From its foundation by the Romans in the middle of the first century and its revival under Alfred the Great in the late ninth century, London grew and flourished. It prospered as a trading city, as well as the centre of government and the foremost economic and cultural force within Britain, and developed a global influence as the capital of a worldwide empire and one of the world's leading cities. Yet its history was punctuated by devastating epidemics and fires, periods of depression as well as prosperity, and dramatic political events. This concise history, illustrated with over sixty colour pictures, ... Read more

Product Details

Publisher
Amberley Publishing United Kingdom
Number of pages
96
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Condition
New
Number of Pages
96
Place of Publication
Chalford, United Kingdom
ISBN
9781445645858
SKU
V9781445645858
Shipping Time
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About Stephen Porter
Stephen Porter is an acknowledged expert on London's history. His other books include The Great Plague (`An excellent introduction' Sunday Telegraph), London: A History in Paintings & Illustrations ('Glorious... brings London vividly to life' Simon Jenkins) & Pepys's London ('A compelling, lively account' BBC History Magazine). He is a Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries and of the Royal Historical ... Read more

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