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A Short History of London: The Creation of a World Capital - Jenkins, Simon
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LONDON: a settlement founded by the Romans, occupied by the Saxons, conquered by the Danes and ruled by the Normans. This changeful place became a medieval maze of alleys and courtyards, later to be chequered with grand estates of Georgian splendour. It swelled with industry and became the centre of the largest empire in history. And having risen from the rubble of the Blitz, it is now one of the greatest cities in the world. From the prehistoric occupants of the Thames Valley to the preoccupied commuters of today, Simon ...

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A Short History of London: The Creation of a World Capital 2020, Penguin Books Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9780241985359

Mass-market paperback

A Short History of London: The Creation of a World Capital 2019, Viking, London

ISBN-13: 9780241369982

Hardcover