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- De Gruyter Open 2003; US$ 91.00
Die Londoner City hat zwei Gesichter: das des modernen Finanzplatzes und das der pittoresk-archaischen Lokalverwaltung. Die Beziehungen zwischen diesen beiden wurden in der Forschung lange vernachlässigt - Andreas Fahrmeir geht ihnen nach. Zugleich legt er die erste zusammenhängende Verfassungsgeschichte der City Corporation für die Zeit des Übergangs... more...
- The History Press 2013; US$ 36.46
The publication of this book is a landmark in London history. Not since 1951 has there been a serious attempt to chronicle the history of East London. Old East Enders tells East London's story from Roman Shadwell to the present day, focusing on the untold story of the medieval and early modern Tower Hamlets. Jane Cox is an experienced author and lecturer,... more...
- The History Press 2011; US$ 18.94
Following a sheltered childhood and a sequestered education in Cambridge, and having missed out on the swinging sixties, Alec Forshaw was ready for a dose of the wider world. London in the early 1970s was where the lights shone brightest. In reality, it was still a city struggling to find its post-war identity, full of declining industries and derelict... more...
- The History Press 2004; US$ 21.86
A compilation of thoroughly researched true stories of Londoners through the ages, well known and little known alike - their lives, loves, pastimes and crimes. Their stories weave a tapestry of London through the ages. more...
- Michael O'Mara 2013; US$ 9.99
The delightful tale of a young couple who in the late 1970s, on impulse, became the new landlords of the most remote, bleak and lonely pub - The Tan Hill Inn - located in the bleak landscape of the Yorkshire Dales. Having seen an article in the newspaper about the pub's search for a new manager, they arrived just three weeks later as the new landlords... more...
- Atlantic Books Ltd 2014; US$ 18.94
The idea that 'home' is a special place, a separate place, a place where we can be our true selves, is so obvious to us today that we barely pause to think about it. But, as Judith Flanders shows in this revealing book, 'home' is a relatively new concept. When in 1900 Dorothy assured the citizens of Oz that 'There is no place like home', she... more...
- zu Klampen 2014; US$ 9.33
Wie kam es nur dazu, dass 1714 mit Georg Ludwig ausgerechnet ein Kurfürst von Braunschweig-Lüneburg zum englischen König ernannt wurde? Welche Gründe führten zu dem berühmten Act of Settlement, und was geschah mit dem Haus Stuart, dessen katholische Nachfahren im 18. Jahrhundert immer wieder gegen die Könige aus dem deutschen Kurfürstentum rebellierten? ... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 130.00
This is an immensely fascinating work, published originally in 1968, which is of great value in understanding London?s past. The immediate background to the excavations was the bombing of London during the Second World War, which led to the destruction of more than fifty of the three hundred and fifty or so acres that make up the walled city. The... more...
- Michelin Travel & Lifestyle 2010; US$ 6.99
The eBook version of Must Sees London by Michelin details the unmissable sights of the city. This guide spotlights London?s essential attractions for a 24-hour visit, a weekend or longer. Take in the sights: Buckingham Palace, Big Ben, and Tower Bridge. Enjoy the highlights of the British Museum, National Gallery, Science Museum and more. Shop Oxford... more...
- Hybrid Publishers 2012; US$ 9.99
An exceptional book about extraordinary people living in extraordinary times. My only regret on completing it is that I have not met any of them personally. Christopher BantickA biography of Lonek Lew, the authors father, told through the lives of over twenty people he was friendly or associated with, a number of whom were historical... more...