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City of London By David Kynaston

City of London by David Kynaston

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Summary

Tells a story as dramatic as any novel, while explaining the mysteries of the financial world in a way that we can all understand. This book is a story of booms, busts and bankruptcies, dress codes, eating habits, pay, humour, changing architecture and the unique culture of the Square Mile which brings us up to the modern age.

City of London Summary

City of London: The History by David Kynaston

David Kynaston's ground-breaking history of the City of London, published in four volumes between 1994 and 2001, is a modern classic. Skilfully edited into a single volume by David Milner, it tells a story as dramatic as any novel, while explaining the mysteries of the financial world in a way that we can all understand.

This is a story of booms, busts and bankruptcies, dress codes, eating habits, pay, humour, changing architecture and the unique culture of the Square Mile which brings us up to the modern age.

City of London Reviews

Wonderful... This is real history; living history * Sunday Times *
Economic history at its most glittering * The Times *
A work of breathtaking scope and accomplishment * Independent *
Magisterial * Observer *
Everyone should read David Kynaston's riveting history of the City: a subject too important to be left to the bankers * John Lanchester *

About David Kynaston

David Kynaston was born in Aldershot in 1951. After graduating from New College Oxford, he studied at the London School of Economics. A professional historian, in addition to the four-volume The City of London, his works include King Labour: A History of the British Working Class, 1850-1914, histories of the Financial Times and the stockbrokers Cazenove & co., and the first two volumes in a planned history of Britain between 1945 and 1979, Austerity Britain, 1945-51 and Family Britain, 1951-57.

David Milner, editor of this volume, was born in 1971. After postgraduate work at university he became an editor for Secker & Warburg at Random House. He now works as a freelance editor for leading publishers, and lives in the Cotswolds with his wife and two children.

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GOR005252868
9780099554820
0099554828
City of London: The History by David Kynaston
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Vintage Publishing
2012-11-01
704
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