London: the biography of a city

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Longmans, Jan 1, 1969 - History - 290 pages
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User Review  - Chris P - Goodreads

"London: The Biography of a City" is a good general overview of London's history from pre-Roman times right up to the 1970s. Unfortunately the book is currently out of print but is available from any ... Read full review

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User Review  - Cynthia Karl - Goodreads

I don't question this is most likely a very good book but it wasn't my cup of tea. I think the reader needs to know more about the specifics of London than I do. Read full review

Contents

London in the Early Middle Ages 6o41381
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London Life in the Fifteenth Century 13811485
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Tudor London 148516o3
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About the author (1969)

Historian Christopher Hibbert was born as Arthur Raymond Hibbert in Enderby, England in 1924. He dropped out of Oriel College to join the Army. He served with the London Irish Rifles and won the Military Cross. He earned a degree in history in 1948. Before becoming a full-time nonfiction writer, he worked as a real estate agent and a television critic for Truth magazine. He wrote more than 60 books throughout his lifetime including The Road to Tyburn (1957), Il Duce: The Life of Benito Mussolini(1962), George IV: Prince of Wales, 1762-1811 (1972), and George IV: Regent and King, 1812-1830 (1973). His work The Destruction of Lord Raglan (1961) won a prize from the Royal Society of Literature. He died from bronchial pneumonia on December 21, 2008 at the age of 84.

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