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020 _a9780140105933 (pbk.)
_c£14.99
040 _aBLR
_erda
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_a942.1 POR
_b008721
100 1 0 _aPorter, Roy,
_d1946-.
245 1 0 _aLondon :
_ba social history /​
_cRoy Porter.
260 _aLondon :
_bPenguin,
_c2000.
300 _axvii, 541 p., [16]p. of plates :
_bill. ;
_c20 cm.
336 _2rdacontent
_atext
337 _2rdamedia
_aunmediated
338 _2rdacarrier
_avolume
504 _aIncludes bibliographical references (p. 477-510) and index.
520 _aLooking at urban history, this work balances statistics with the words of historians, diarists and novelists, poets and churchmen such as: Pepys, Boswell, Fielding, Walpole, Blake, Mayhew, Wells, Woolf, and Spark. It is a celebration of the city and also an elegy for its decline, with statistics and anecdote, from Boadicea to Betjeman.
651 0 _aLondon (England)
_xHistory.
651 0 _aLondon (England)
_xSocial life and customs.
651 0 _aLondon (England)
_xSocial conditions.
856 4 1 _3Table of contents
_uhttp://www.openisbn.com/isbn/014010593X/
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