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30-second London : the 50 key visions, events and architects that shaped the city, each explained in half a minute / editor, Edward Denison ; contributors, Nick Beech [and six others] ; illustrations, Nicky Ackland-Snow.

Contributor(s): Denison, Edward [editor.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Brighton, United Kingdom : Ivy Press, 2017Description: 159 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 1782404546; 9781782404545.Other title: Thirty-second London.Subject(s): London (England) -- History
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If you are tired of London, are you really tired of life? 30-Second London agrees with Dr. Johnson's famous statement, taking the history of one of the most diverse cities on Earth and looking at the forces that shaped it, from the first traces of a Neanderthal settlement on the banks of the River Thames to today's vast and varied metropolis. Along the way, readers will discover underground London, secret London, suburban London, and much more, on a revealing whistlestop city tour.

Includes bibliographical references and index.


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