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London, 1066-1914 /
edited and with introductions by Xavier Brown.
imprint
Mountfield, East Sussex : Helm Information, c1997.
description
3 v. : ill., maps.
ISBN
1873403437
format(s)
Book
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imprint
Mountfield, East Sussex : Helm Information, c1997.
isbn
1873403437
contents note
v. 1. Medieval, Tudor, Stuart and Georgian London, 1066-1800 -- v. 2. Regency and early Victorian London, 1800-1870 -- v. 3. Late Victorian and early modern London, 1870-1914.
catalogue key
1834986
 
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Summaries
Main Description
The three volumes of London 1066-1914offer a varied gathering of texts that celebrate and describe, condemn and satirize, document and interpret the life of a complex and changing metropolis from its early development to its apex as a world center of power and influence in commerce, politics, the arts and culture.
Main Description
Combining rare eyewitness descriptions and contemporary interpretations from a variety of sources and genres, this work presents a panoramic view of the changing life and cityscape of London over the course of more than eight centuries, from the time of the Norman Conquest to the First World War. Extensive literary selections in poetry and prose are complemented by readings from chronicles, travel memoirs, sociological and cultural studies and excerpts from major novels which evoke the spirit of London. The three volumes ofLondon1066-1914offer a varied gathering of texts that celebrate and describe, condemn and satirize, document and interpret the life of a complex and changing metropolis from its early development to its apex as a world center of power and influence in commerce, politics, the arts and culture.

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