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London

A Social History

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$30.00 • £24.95 • €27.00

ISBN 9780674538399

Publication Date: 02/12/1998

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448 pages

58 halftones

World rights except United Kingdom, Commonwealth & Europe

  • List of Illustrations
  • Preface
  • 1. Introduction
  • 2. Formation to Reformation
  • 3. Tudor London
  • 4. War, Plague and Fire
  • 5. The Triumph of Town: From Restoration to Regency
  • 6. Commercial City: 1650–1800
  • 7. Culture City: Life under the Georges
  • 8. Capitalism in the Capital: The Victorian Age
  • 9. “The Contagion of Numbers”: The Building of the Victorian Capital 1820–1890
  • 10. Bumbledom? London’s Politics 1800–1890
  • 11. Social Problems, Social Improvement: 1820–1890
  • 12. Victorian Life
  • 13. “A Fungus-Like Growth”: Expansion 1890–1945
  • 14. Modern Growth, Modern Government: 1890–1945
  • 15. Swinging London, Dangling Economy: 1945–1975
  • 16. Thatcher’s London
  • 17. Conclusion: The London Marathon
  • Further Reading
  • Index

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