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The Resource London : the biography, Peter Ackroyd

London : the biography, Peter Ackroyd

Label
London : the biography
Title
London
Title remainder
the biography
Statement of responsibility
Peter Ackroyd
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A chronicle of the city from the time of the Druids to the beginning of the twenty-first century discusses its ability to grow and change, and describes stories of London's wealthy streets and impoverished alleys
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1949-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Ackroyd, Peter
Dewey number
942.1
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
DA677
LC item number
.A23 2000b
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • London (England)
  • London (England)
Label
London : the biography, Peter Ackroyd
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally published: London : Chatto & Windus, 2000
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 761-773) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Loud and Everlasting
  • Silence Is Golden
  • The Late Medieval City
  • This Companye
  • Onward and Upward
  • Rather Dark and Narrow
  • Packed to Blackness
  • Maps and Antiquarians
  • Trading Streets and Trading Parishes
  • Where Is the Cheese of Thames Street?
  • The City as Body
  • A London Neighbourhood
  • The Crossroads
  • London as Theatre
  • Show! Show! Show! Show! Show!
  • He Shuld Neuer Trobell the Parish No More
  • Theatrical City
  • Violent Delights
  • Music, Please
  • Signs of the Times
  • All of Them Citizens
  • From Prehistory to 1066
  • Pestilence and Flame
  • A Plague Upon You
  • Painting the Town Red
  • After the Fire
  • A London Address
  • To Build Anew
  • Crime and Punishment
  • A Newgate Ballad
  • A Note on Suicide
  • A Penitential History
  • The Sea!
  • A Rogues Gallery
  • Horrible Murder
  • London's Opera
  • Raw Lobsters and Others
  • Thereby Hangs a Tale
  • Voracious London
  • Into the Vortex
  • A Cookery Lesson
  • Eat In or Take Away
  • Market Time
  • The Stones
  • Waste Matter
  • A Little Drink or Two
  • Clubbing
  • A Note on Tobacco
  • A Bad Odour
  • You Sexy Thing
  • A Turn of the Dice
  • London as Crowd
  • Mobocracy
  • What's New?
  • Holy! Holy! Holy!
  • The Natural History of London
  • Give the Lydy a Flower
  • Weather Reports
  • A Foggy Day
  • Night and Day
  • Let There Be Light
  • Night in the City
  • A City Morning
  • London's Radicals
  • Where Is the Well of Clerkenwell?
  • The Early Middle Ages
  • Violent London
  • You Be All Law Worthy
  • London Contrasts
  • You cannot take the Thames with you
  • Dark Thames
  • They are lost
  • Under the ground
  • What lies beneath
  • Victorian megalopolis
  • How many miles to Babylon?
  • Wild things
  • If it wasn't for the 'ouses in between
  • London's outcasts
  • A ring! a ring!
  • They are always with us
  • Can you spare a little something?
  • They outvoted me
  • Women and children
  • The feminine principle
  • Boys and girls come out to play
  • Continuities -- Have you got the time?
  • The tree on the corner
  • East and south
  • The stinking pile
  • Black magic, white magic
  • The South Work
  • The centre of empire
  • Maybe it's because I'm a Londoner
  • Empire Day
  • After the great war
  • Suburban dreams
  • Blitz
  • War news
  • Refashioning the city
  • Fortune not design
  • I met a man who wasn't there
  • Cockney visionaries
  • Unreal city
  • Resurgam
  • An essay on sources
  • Knowledge is power
  • A fever of building
  • London will soon be next door to us
  • Nothing quite like it
  • London's rivers
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xxvi, 801 pages
Isbn
9780385497701
Lccn
2001027153
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm45963158
  • (OCoLC)ocm45963158
Label
London : the biography, Peter Ackroyd
Link
Publication
Note
Originally published: London : Chatto & Windus, 2000
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 761-773) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Loud and Everlasting
  • Silence Is Golden
  • The Late Medieval City
  • This Companye
  • Onward and Upward
  • Rather Dark and Narrow
  • Packed to Blackness
  • Maps and Antiquarians
  • Trading Streets and Trading Parishes
  • Where Is the Cheese of Thames Street?
  • The City as Body
  • A London Neighbourhood
  • The Crossroads
  • London as Theatre
  • Show! Show! Show! Show! Show!
  • He Shuld Neuer Trobell the Parish No More
  • Theatrical City
  • Violent Delights
  • Music, Please
  • Signs of the Times
  • All of Them Citizens
  • From Prehistory to 1066
  • Pestilence and Flame
  • A Plague Upon You
  • Painting the Town Red
  • After the Fire
  • A London Address
  • To Build Anew
  • Crime and Punishment
  • A Newgate Ballad
  • A Note on Suicide
  • A Penitential History
  • The Sea!
  • A Rogues Gallery
  • Horrible Murder
  • London's Opera
  • Raw Lobsters and Others
  • Thereby Hangs a Tale
  • Voracious London
  • Into the Vortex
  • A Cookery Lesson
  • Eat In or Take Away
  • Market Time
  • The Stones
  • Waste Matter
  • A Little Drink or Two
  • Clubbing
  • A Note on Tobacco
  • A Bad Odour
  • You Sexy Thing
  • A Turn of the Dice
  • London as Crowd
  • Mobocracy
  • What's New?
  • Holy! Holy! Holy!
  • The Natural History of London
  • Give the Lydy a Flower
  • Weather Reports
  • A Foggy Day
  • Night and Day
  • Let There Be Light
  • Night in the City
  • A City Morning
  • London's Radicals
  • Where Is the Well of Clerkenwell?
  • The Early Middle Ages
  • Violent London
  • You Be All Law Worthy
  • London Contrasts
  • You cannot take the Thames with you
  • Dark Thames
  • They are lost
  • Under the ground
  • What lies beneath
  • Victorian megalopolis
  • How many miles to Babylon?
  • Wild things
  • If it wasn't for the 'ouses in between
  • London's outcasts
  • A ring! a ring!
  • They are always with us
  • Can you spare a little something?
  • They outvoted me
  • Women and children
  • The feminine principle
  • Boys and girls come out to play
  • Continuities -- Have you got the time?
  • The tree on the corner
  • East and south
  • The stinking pile
  • Black magic, white magic
  • The South Work
  • The centre of empire
  • Maybe it's because I'm a Londoner
  • Empire Day
  • After the great war
  • Suburban dreams
  • Blitz
  • War news
  • Refashioning the city
  • Fortune not design
  • I met a man who wasn't there
  • Cockney visionaries
  • Unreal city
  • Resurgam
  • An essay on sources
  • Knowledge is power
  • A fever of building
  • London will soon be next door to us
  • Nothing quite like it
  • London's rivers
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xxvi, 801 pages
Isbn
9780385497701
Lccn
2001027153
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm45963158
  • (OCoLC)ocm45963158

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