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The Resource London rising : the men who made modern London, Leo Hollis

London rising : the men who made modern London, Leo Hollis

Label
London rising : the men who made modern London
Title
London rising
Title remainder
the men who made modern London
Statement of responsibility
Leo Hollis
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Traces the contributions of five individuals to restore London after the English Civil War, plague, and the Great Fire of 1666 all but decimated the city, in a historical account that cites their pivotal influence on subsequent cultural, scientific, and architectural advances
Biography type
collective biography
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238538
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
  • 942.1/2066
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
DA681
LC item number
.H65 2008
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Target audience
adult
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the men who made modern London
Label
London rising : the men who made modern London, Leo Hollis
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 360-374) and index
Contents
The greatest hazard that ever the youth of England saw -- A quiet revolution -- Restoration and renewal -- The two cities -- London was, but is no more -- Measuring the city -- The surveyor-general -- The city of speculation -- Ancient and modern -- Raised in extremes -- Looks like a revolution -- Melting it down and making it anew -- The London revolution -- The phoenix risen -- Endings
Control code
5002704
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st U.S. ed.
Extent
x, 390 p., [8] p. of plates
Isbn
9780802716323
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2008000179
Other physical details
ill. (some col.), maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn166378199
  • (OCoLC)166378199
Label
London rising : the men who made modern London, Leo Hollis
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 360-374) and index
Contents
The greatest hazard that ever the youth of England saw -- A quiet revolution -- Restoration and renewal -- The two cities -- London was, but is no more -- Measuring the city -- The surveyor-general -- The city of speculation -- Ancient and modern -- Raised in extremes -- Looks like a revolution -- Melting it down and making it anew -- The London revolution -- The phoenix risen -- Endings
Control code
5002704
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st U.S. ed.
Extent
x, 390 p., [8] p. of plates
Isbn
9780802716323
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2008000179
Other physical details
ill. (some col.), maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn166378199
  • (OCoLC)166378199

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