London Rising

London Rising

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By the middle of the seventeenth century, London was on the verge of collapse. Its ancient infrastructure could no longer support its explosive growth; the English Civil War had torn society apart; and in 1665 the capital was struck by a plague that claimed 100,000 lives. And then, the following year, the Great Fire destroyed huge swaths of the city. As Leo Hollis recounts in his stirring history of the period, modern London was born out of this crucible. Among the… (more)

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Publisher: Gale (February 01, 2011)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 400 pages

File size: 3.4 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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