London In The Nineteenth Century

byJerry WhiteRead byNeil Gardener

May 14, 2019|
London In The Nineteenth Century by Jerry White
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Jerry White''s London in the Nineteenth Century is the richest and most absorbing account of the city''s greatest century by its leading expert. 

London in the nineteenth century was the greatest city mankind had ever seen. Its growth was stupendous. Its wealth was dazzling. Its horrors shocked the world. This was the London of Blake, Thackeray and Mayhew, of Nash, Faraday and Disraeli. Most of all it was the London of Dickens. As William Blake put it, London was ''a Human awful wonder of God''. 

In Jerry White''s dazzling history we witness the city''s unparalleled metamorphosis over the course of the century through the daily lives of its inhabitants. We see how Londoners worked, played and adapted to the demands of the metropolis during this century of dizzying change. The result is a panorama teeming with life.

Jerry White teaches London history at Birkbeck, University of London. He is the author of London in the Eighteenth Century: A Great and Monstrous Thing and London in the Twentieth Century: A City and Its People, which won the Wolfson History Prize in 2001. He was awarded the honorary degree of Doctor of Literature b...
Title:London In The Nineteenth Century
Format:Audio Book (CD)
Product dimensions:6.75 X 5.25 X 0.68 in
Shipping dimensions:6.75 X 5.25 X 0.68 in
Published:May 14, 2019
Publisher:Brilliance Audio
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781978679016

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