About this book
A skilfully edited one volume edition of Kynaston's history of London, originally published in 4 volumes between 1994 and 2001. Edited by David Milner.
The 'Square Mile', London's financial powerhouse, rose to prominence with the defeat of Napoleon in 1815. This title brings this world to life, taking us from the railway boom of the 1830s to the 'Golden Age', when the legendary gold standard reigned supreme. It also includes the stories of four individuals who shaped the City in different ways.
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