The story of a tiny settlement that grew up on a muddy river bank 2000years ago to become one of the world's greatest capital cities. Fully revised and updated for 2011, The Story ofLondon features the famous people and dramatic events - battles, plagues, firesand bombings - that have shaped the city, as well as the upcoming 2012 Olympic Games.Also included are introductions tothe most important social and cultural institutions that influence Londoners'lives.
Facts, fun quizzes and cartoons are presented in such a way as to bringfamous events to life and cut-away drawings reveal London's greatest andbest-known buildings, such as the Tower of London, Houses of Parliament and StPaul's Cathedral.
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 32 pages, Colour illustrations/photographs
- Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
- Publication Date: 01/04/2011
- Category: History
- ISBN: 9781408133194