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Title:
The Great Fire of London : in that apocalyptic year, 1666
Author:
Hanson, Neil.
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Publication Information:
New York : John Wiley & Sons, [2002]

©2002
Physical Description:
xix, 294 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
General Note:
"This book in a substantially different form under the title The Dreadful Judgement was first published in the U.K. in 2001 by Doubleday, a division of Transworld Publishers"--T.p. verso.
Language:
English
Electronic Access:
Table of contents http://www.loc.gov/catdir/toc/wiley023/2002071329.html
ISBN:
9780471218227
Format :
Book

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Summary

Summary

The tragic story of the disastrous London fire is told here from both a human and architectural point of view, as the fire destroyed lives along with buildings such as the original St. Paul's cathedral.


Author Notes

NEIL HANSON is the author of ""The Custom of the Sea"" (Wiley) and thirty other books under his own name and a variety of pen names. He lives in West Yorkshire, England.


Table of Contents

Glossaryp. ix
Acknowledgmentsp. xiii
Prefacep. xvii
1 Repent or Burnp. 1
2 The Hellish Designp. 25
3 The Lodge of All Combustiblesp. 43
4 A Lake of Firep. 59
5 A Hideous Stormp. 75
6 Outlandish Menp. 97
7 A Sign of Wrathp. 107
8 The Fires of Hellp. 119
9 Clamor and Perilp. 143
10 Firestormp. 149
11 A Dismal Desertp. 161
12 The Fatal Contrivancep. 179
13 The Duke of Exeter's Daughterp. 201
14 The Triple Treep. 215
15 The Wastelandsp. 227
16 Dust to Dustp. 241
Notesp. 251
Bibliographyp. 265
Illustration Creditsp. 285
Indexp. 287