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London: A Social History free pdf Describes London's social life, its growth and the experiences of living in the city. With the redevelopment of Docklands and much of the East End, London is now beginning to experience a transformation comparable in scale to those produced by the building of the West End or the coming of the railways in earlier centuries. As such, the 1990s is an ideal opportunity to re-examine the social history of the environment in which, for several centuries, more people lived, worked, played and died than in other cities in the West.

About Roy Porter

ROY PORTER is Professor in the Social History of Medicine at the Wellcome Institute for the History of Medicine, London. He is most recently the author of THE GREATEST BENEFIT TO MANKIND (HarperCollins, 1998) and the forthcoming (10/00) Allen Lane title ENLIGHTENMENT: BRITAIN AND THE CREATION OF THE MODERN WORLD.

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Author : Roy Porter
Publisher : Penguin Books Ltd
Data Published : 05 October 2000
ISBN : 014010593X
EAN : 9780140105933
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 560 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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