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London : a short history of the greatest city in the Western world (Great Courses - Book + 4 DVDs) / Prof. Robert Bucholz

£19.99

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This set of a paperback book and 4 DVDs are in excellent condition. The 137-page book is in excellent condition inside and out, apart from slight edgewear. The 4 DVDs (which have been tested to play without problems) are in excellent condition with no marking, and are housed in a DVD case which is in very good condition, with minimal wear.

No city has had as powerful and as enduring an impact on Western civilization as London. Throughout its vast and riveting history, London played a critical role in shaping many of the most important political, social, cultural, and economic institutions and systems that you live with today.

London incorporates a wealth of eyewitness accounts from journals, poems, diaries, and newspaper articles to answer these questions and intimately connect you with daily life in this great city. These perceptive, affecting voices convey what happens when average individuals become willing (or unwilling) participants in larger historical moments.

A veteran Teaching Company lecturer and a renowned American scholar of British history, Professor Bucholz has crafted London: A Short History as a history of the city for an American audience. While the lectures are deeply infused with the rich details of British life and customs, they are always accessible to those who have never set foot in London's streets.

With its interdisciplinary approach to this great city—one that draws from court history, literature, sociology, urban planning, economics, and more—London: A Short History will undoubtedly delight and surprise you, regardless of your familiarity with this amazing city. By the final lecture, you'll come to realize just what Samuel Johnson meant when he famously declared, "there is in London, all that life can afford."

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Author(s):
Professor Robert Bucholz
Classification:
Non-classified
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
17 x 23 x 2 cm
Display format:
4:3
EAN-13:
9781598035292
Edition:
2009
Film studio:
The Teaching Company
Format:
Paperback
Genre:
Documentary
ISBN-10:
1598035290
ISBN-13:
9781598035292
Number of pages:
137
Publisher:
The Teaching Company
Region:
0
Title:
London : a short history of the greatest city in the Western world

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This set of a paperback book and 4 DVDs are in excellent condition. The 137-page book is in excellent condition inside and out, apart from slight edgewear. The 4 DVDs (which have been tested to play without problems) are in excellent condition with no marking, and are housed in a DVD case which is in very good condition, with minimal wear.

No city has had as powerful and as enduring an impact on Western civilization as London. Throughout its vast and riveting history, London played a critical role in shaping many of the most important political, social, cultural, and economic institutions and systems that you live with today.

London incorporates a wealth of eyewitness accounts from journals, poems, diaries, and newspaper articles to answer these questions and intimately connect you with daily life in this great city. These perceptive, affecting voices convey what happens when average individuals become willing (or unwilling) participants in larger historical moments.

A veteran Teaching Company lecturer and a renowned American scholar of British history, Professor Bucholz has crafted London: A Short History as a history of the city for an American audience. While the lectures are deeply infused with the rich details of British life and customs, they are always accessible to those who have never set foot in London's streets.

With its interdisciplinary approach to this great city—one that draws from court history, literature, sociology, urban planning, economics, and more—London: A Short History will undoubtedly delight and surprise you, regardless of your familiarity with this amazing city. By the final lecture, you'll come to realize just what Samuel Johnson meant when he famously declared, "there is in London, all that life can afford."

Author(s):
Professor Robert Bucholz
Classification:
Non-classified
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
17 x 23 x 2 cm
Display format:
4:3
EAN-13:
9781598035292
Edition:
2009
Film studio:
The Teaching Company
Format:
Paperback
Genre:
Documentary
ISBN-10:
1598035290
ISBN-13:
9781598035292
Number of pages:
137
Publisher:
The Teaching Company
Region:
0
Title:
London : a short history of the greatest city in the Western world

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