A Short History of London – audiobook download

A Short History of London – audiobook download
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    A Short History of London
    The Creation of a World Capital

    by Simon Jenkins

    🔰 A Short History of London – CLICK HERE 🔰

    • Format: hardcover, 416 pages
    • Language: english
    • Release date: October 10, 2019
    • Genres: history, travel
    • Author: Simon Jenkins
    • Publisher: Viking
    • ISBN: 9780241369982 (0241369983)

    About The Book

    London: a settlement founded by the Romans, occupied by the Saxons, conquered by the Danes and ruled by the Normans. This changeful place became a medieval maze of alleys and courtyards, later to be chequered with grand estates of Georgian splendour. It swelled with industry and became the centre of the largest empire in history. And having risen from the rubble of the Blitz, it is now one of the greatest cities in the world.

    From the prehistoric occupants of the Thames Valley to the preoccupied commuters of today, Simon Jenkins brings together the key events, individuals and trends in London’s history to create a matchless portrait of the capital. He masterfully explains the battles that determined how London was conceived and built — and especially the perennial conflict between money and power.

    Based in part on his experiences of and involvement in the events that shaped the post-war city, and with his trademark colour and authority, Jenkins shows above all how London has taken shape over more than two thousand years. Fascinating for locals and visitors alike, this is narrative history at its finest, from the most ardent protector of our heritage.

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