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  • Author:
    James Panton
  • ISBN:
    0810840154
  • ISBN13:
    978-0810840157
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    Scarecrow Press; 1St Edition edition (January 2002)
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    688 pages
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It explains people and buildings historically important to the city. There are also some photographs of buildings

Series: Historical Dictionaries of Cities, States, and Regions (Book 14). Hardcover: 472 pages. Publisher: Scarecrow Press (July 27, 2004). It explains people and buildings historically important to the city. There are also some photographs of buildings. But the book could have done with more recent colour photos, to give the reader a better appreciation of some buildings and indeed of the city, overall.

The dictionary section is the main part of the work but the author has also provided an in-depth bibliography that is organized by subject and includes general studies, critical scholarship, Internet resources, and more.

The Historical Dictionaries are a series of encyclopedic dictionaries published by Rowman & Littlefield that runs to hundreds of volumes

The Historical Dictionaries are a series of encyclopedic dictionaries published by Rowman & Littlefield that runs to hundreds of volumes. The first volumes in the series were published by Scarecrow Press from 1967 and were organised by country and continent, but the series has since expanded into a wide range of cultural and political topics. The dictionaries are arranged using a common structure and most have a single author. They seek to provide the historical context for current events.

Historical Dictionary of London book

Historical Dictionary of London book. Historical Dictionary of London (Historical Dictionaries of Cities of the World, No. 11). ISBN. 0810840154 (ISBN13: 9780810840157).

This book is a must for anyone interested in the British monarchy

This book is a must for anyone interested in the British monarchy. His publications include Historical Dictionary of the United Kingdom (co-authored with Keith A. Cowlard), the Historical Dictionary of London and, most recently and again with Keith Cowlard, the Historical Dictionary of the Contemporary United Kingdom.

Panton details London's growth from its foundation in Roman times to its modern place as one of the world's .

Significant contributors to the city's government, such as the legendary Dick Whittington, also receive attention, along with immigrant groups and major events such as the Great Fire, the Great Plague, the development of the subway system, and the growth of the Stock Exchange. In addition, a chronology details major events, there are lists of Lord Mayors and leading local government officials, and a table outlines population growth over the last two hundred years.

James Panton, Keith A. Cowlard. An essential and handy reference work to England and the United Kingdom in general. Contains concise dictionary entries on the prominent personalities, events, and institutions that shaped British history as well as entries that detail noteworthy places and aspects of the country's economic, social, and cultural life. This historical dictionary also provides a handy overview of geography and history of the country, a chronology, lists of monarchs and prime ministers, several maps, and a substantial bibliography show more.

A historical dictionary or dictionary on historical principles is a type of dictionary which deals not only with the present-day meanings of words but also the historical development of their forms and meanings

A historical dictionary or dictionary on historical principles is a type of dictionary which deals not only with the present-day meanings of words but also the historical development of their forms and meanings.

Historical Dictionary of Brussels (Historical Dictionaries of Cities, States, and Regions). Download (pdf, . 4 Mb) Donate Read. Epub FB2 mobi txt RTF.

Выделяйте текст, добавляйте закладки и делайте заметки, скачав книгу "Historical Dictionary of the . Kenneth J. Panton is professor emeritus at the University of Southern Mississippi, where he was dean of the Honors College.

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Panton details London's growth from its foundation in Roman times to its modern place as one of the world's preeminent financial, commercial and cultural capitals. Entries cover general themes (such as immigration, housing, street markets, and health care) as well as specific topics (including individual historic buildings, financial institutions, museums, transport modes, major city center hotels and West End theaters). Significant contributors to the city's government, such as the legendary Dick Whittington, also receive attention, along with immigrant groups and major events such as the Great Fire, the Great Plague, the development of the subway system, and the growth of the Stock Exchange. In addition, a chronology details major events, there are lists of Lord Mayors and leading local government officials, and a table outlines population growth over the last two hundred years. Appendices contain borough council contact information and world wide web addresses which provide access to additional information through the Internet.