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Title:
London : a history
Author:
Sheppard, F. H. W. (Francis Henry Wollaston), 1921-
Publication Information:
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1998.
Physical Description:
xv, 442 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Language:
English
Contents:
Urban origins -- Early Londinium -- Change and decay -- Londinium and Lundenwic c.400-c.886 -- From Lundenburg to the birth of a municipal commune c.886-1215 -- The emergence of the medieval capital c.1216-c.1530 -- The rise of the metropolis -- Religious and educational revolution -- Political revolutions -- The processes of growth -- The administration of the metropolis -- Death and life in London -- The growth and structure of London -- London and the genesis of the industrial economy -- Religion, education, and leisure -- Metropolitan politics and metropolitan class -- Structures of the modern metropolis -- The people of London -- The imperial and global metropolis -- The inter-war years 1914-1939 -- World War II 1939-1945 -- Disruptions 1945- 1997 -- Valediction.
ISBN:
9780198229223
Format :
Book