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The Thames: A Cultural History


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It may not be the longest, deepest or widest river in the world but few bodies of water reveal as much about a nation's past and present, or are suggestive of its future, as England's River Thames. Tales of legendary lock-keepers and long-vanished weirs evoke the distant past of a river which evolved into a prime commercial artery linking the heart of England with the ports of Europe. In Victorian times, the Thames hosted regattas galore, its new bridges and tunnels were celebrated as marvels of their time, and London's ...

The Thames: A Cultural History 2007, Oxford University Press, USA, Oxford, England

ISBN-13: 9780195314922


The Thames: A Cultural History 2006, Signal Books Ltd, Oxford

ISBN-13: 9781904955276