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eBook The City of London: A World of Its Own, 1815-90 v. 1 (History of the City) ePub

by David Kynaston

  • ISBN: 0701160942
  • Category: Economics
  • Subcategory: Perfomance and Work
  • Author: David Kynaston
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Chatto and Windus (February 3, 1994)
  • Pages: 400
  • ePub book: 1281 kb
  • Fb2 book: 1356 kb
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David Kynaston (Author). The City of London, volume III: Illusions of gold, 1914-1945.

A World of Its Own tells the story of the City of London's n. .High history is interwoven with high drama: the burning of the Royal Exchange on a snowy night in 1838, the hectic making of fortunes from South American guano; the Baring crisis of 1890, when the city's most respected house was rescued by its keenest rival. A World of Its Own is at once a powerful narrative, peopled with extraordinary characters, and a brilliant work of social and economic history.

The City of London, Volume 1: A World of Its Own, 1815-1890, The City of London, Volume 2: Golden Years . Book 3. The City of London, Volume 3: Illusions of Gold, 1914-1945.

The City of London, Volume 1: A World of Its Own, 1815-1890, The City of London, Volume 2: Golden Years, 1890-1914, The City of London, Volume 3: Illusi. Illusions of Gold, the third volume of David Kyn. ore. Shelve The City of London, Volume 3: Illusions of Gold, 1914-1945.

Kynaston was educated at Wellington College and New College, Oxford, from . The City of London, Volume I: A World of Its Own, 1815–90, 1995. The City of London, Volume II: Golden Years, 1890–1914, 1995.

Kynaston was educated at Wellington College and New College, Oxford, from which he graduated in 1973, and was awarded a PhD at the London School of Economics. He became a Visiting Professor at Kingston University in 2001. In this series Kynaston intends to chronicle the history of Great Britain from the end of World War II to the ascension of Margaret Thatcher in 1979  . LIFFE: A Market and it's Makers, 1997.

The first of a four-volume history of the City of London that aims to encompass the social and political dimensions . Place of Publication. Local History, Names & Genealogy.

The first of a four-volume history of the City of London that aims to encompass the social and political dimensions, as well as the City's human aspect. It tells the story of the City's 19th-century ascent to its position as the world's leading international financial centre. 16pp B&W Illustrations. Country of Publication. History & Military.

The first of a three-volume history of the City of London, this .

The first of a three-volume history of the City of London, this book encompasses the social and political dimensions, as well as the City’s human aspect. It tells the story of the City’s 19th-century ascent to its position as the world’s leading international financial centre – the rise of the merchant banks, the growth of the Stock Exchange, the of the money markets. David Kynaston is the author of The Financial Times: A Centenary History and . Grace’s Birthday Party.

In 2007 Kynaston published Austerity Britain, 1945–1951 to much acclaim. The City of London: A World of Its Own, 1815–90 Vol 1, 1995. The City of London: Golden Years, 1890–1914 v. 2, 1995. The title consists of two books that together make the first volume in a projected series of six entitled Tales of a New Jerusalem. The City of London: Illusions of Gold, 1914–45 v. 3, 2000.

It has withstood plague, devastating fire, civil war, aerial bombardment, terrorist attacks, and riots. The City of London is the historic core of the Greater London metropolis, and is today its primary financial district, though it represents only a small part of the wider metropolis.