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The Resource The Times atlas of London, [author: Christopher Riches ; maps Collins Bartholomew]

The Times atlas of London, [author: Christopher Riches ; maps Collins Bartholomew]

Label
The Times atlas of London
Title
The Times atlas of London
Statement of responsibility
[author: Christopher Riches ; maps Collins Bartholomew]
Title variation
Atlas of London
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Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"The Times Atlas of London, published by Times Books, maps the story of the capital from its humble beginnings to the megacity it is today. This authoritative and prestigious atlas charts London,s highs and lows through maps, rarely seen photographs and texts, as well as statistics, archive images, and historical accounts, giving an exceptionally detailed view of London and helping you to explore this great city. For local Londoners, tourists, and general readers wanting to find out what lies above and beneath the surface of this great city, The Times Atlas of London is the perfect place to start. The book includes: 12 pages covering the history of mapping London with extracts from maps from the 16th century to the present day; A comprehensive borough-by-borough guide showing how each district has developed over the years; An illustrated chronology of London charting its remarkable history (including articles on famous Londoners, royal London, and sport in the capital), and extensive information on its parks, rivers, climate and geology; Stunning images of the capital; Before and after aerial photography and mapping; Discussions of important London themes, from literary London, to the meaning of London street names; from the capital,s theatre, to the famous Thames; and, Information on the make-up of London's diverse population. The Times Atlas of London will allow you to immerse yourself in the rich history of the city, as well as navigate the streets in the present day. This is the definitive London guide and an indispensable compendium for anyone looking to visit the capital for the 2012 Olympics. Shown in the context of the rest of Britain, and in comparison to other world cities, this book conveys how London is truly distinct"--Publisher's description
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Riches, Christopher
Dewey number
914.21
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
G1819.L7
LC item number
T56 2012
Literary form
non fiction
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Bartholomew, Collins
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  • London (England)
  • London (England)
  • London (England)
Label
The Times atlas of London, [author: Christopher Riches ; maps Collins Bartholomew]
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Cover subtitle: The story of a great city through maps, history and culture
  • Includes 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
Mapping London -- London in context -- Greater London street atlas -- The growth of London -- Historical views over London -- Chronology -- London Boroughs
Control code
ocn802316245
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
304 pages
Isbn
9780007478781
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), maps (some color)
Label
The Times atlas of London, [author: Christopher Riches ; maps Collins Bartholomew]
Publication
Note
  • Cover subtitle: The story of a great city through maps, history and culture
  • Includes 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
Mapping London -- London in context -- Greater London street atlas -- The growth of London -- Historical views over London -- Chronology -- London Boroughs
Control code
ocn802316245
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
304 pages
Isbn
9780007478781
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), maps (some color)
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