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London [electronic resource] : the biography / Peter Ackroyd.

Authors: Ackroyd, Peter, 1949-
Call number: DOWNLOADABLE E-BOOK
Publisher: New York : Anchor Books, [2010]
Publication date: [2010]
Subject: London (England) -- History.
London (England) -- Social life and customs.
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Title: London [electronic resource] : the biography / Peter Ackroyd.
Physical description: 1 online resource (894 p.) : ill., maps.
Contents note: The City as Body -- From Prehistory to 1066 -- The Sea! -- The Stones -- Holy! Holy! Holy! -- The Early Middle Ages -- You Be All Law Worthy -- London Contrasts -- Loud and Everlasting -- Silence Is Golden -- The Late Medieval City -- This Companye -- Onward and Upward -- Rather Dark and Narrow -- Packed to Blackness -- Maps and Antiquarians -- Trading Streets and Trading Parishes -- Where Is the Cheese of Thames Street? -- A London Neighbourhood -- The Crossroads -- London as Theatre -- Show! Show! Show! Show! Show! -- He Shuld Neuer Trobell the Parish No More -- Theatrical City -- Violent Delights -- Music, Please -- Signs of the Times -- All of Them Citizens -- Pestilence and Flame -- A Plague Upon You -- Painting the Town Red -- After the Fire -- A London Address -- To Build Anew -- Crime and Punishment -- A Newgate Ballad -- A Note on Suicide -- A Penitential History -- A Rogues Gallery -- Horrible Murder -- London's Opera -- Raw Lobsters and Others -- Thereby Hangs a Tale -- Voracious London -- Into the Vortex -- A Cookery Lesson -- Eat In or Take Away -- Market Time -- Waste Matter -- A Little Drink or Two -- Clubbing -- A Note on Tobacco -- A Bad Odour -- You Sexy Thing -- A Turn of the Dice -- London as Crowd -- Mobocracy -- What's New? -- The Natural History of London -- Give the Lydy a Flower -- Weather Reports -- A Foggy Day -- Night and Day -- Let There Be Light -- Night in the City -- A City Morning -- London's Radicals -- Where Is the Well of Clerkenwell? -- Violent London.
Biography note: Includes bibliographical references.
Genre: Electronic books.
Local subject: Downloadable e-books.
ISBN: 9781400075515 (electronic bk.)
1400075513 (electronic bk.)
Url for this record: http://sherloc.imcpl.org/?itemid=|library/marc/dynix|1315225
Bib No.: 1315225

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