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Violent London: 2000years of riots, rebels and revolts

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This volume explores in depth the capital's 'secret' history over the ages - the underground world of radicals and subversives from Boudicca and Wat Tyler to the Anti-Globalisation riots via the Chartists, Suffragettes, Mosleyites and IRA. It is a story of political activism expressed in street fighting and slum warfare, in assassination and bombing, peopled by a fascinating array of demagogues and democrats, lunatics and libertarians, bigots and social revolutionaries. It is also the story of the growth of London as a capital and as a major city, and of the people who live, work, sometimes demonstrate, fight and die in its violent byways. With its strong characters and dramatic narrative, Violent London is a riveting account of past and present conflict, revealing a hidden thread in our living history. Includes black & white photographs

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Author(s):
Bloom, Clive
Condition:
Used: very good
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0283073101
ISBN-13:
9780283073106
Number of pages:
597
Publisher:
Sidgwick & Jackson 2003

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This volume explores in depth the capital's 'secret' history over the ages - the underground world of radicals and subversives from Boudicca and Wat Tyler to the Anti-Globalisation riots via the Chartists, Suffragettes, Mosleyites and IRA. It is a story of political activism expressed in street fighting and slum warfare, in assassination and bombing, peopled by a fascinating array of demagogues and democrats, lunatics and libertarians, bigots and social revolutionaries. It is also the story of the growth of London as a capital and as a major city, and of the people who live, work, sometimes demonstrate, fight and die in its violent byways. With its strong characters and dramatic narrative, Violent London is a riveting account of past and present conflict, revealing a hidden thread in our living history. Includes black & white photographs

Author(s):
Bloom, Clive
Condition:
Used: very good
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0283073101
ISBN-13:
9780283073106
Number of pages:
597
Publisher:
Sidgwick & Jackson 2003

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