The Great Fire Of London Of 1666

Author by : Magdalena Alagna
Languange : en
Publisher by : The Rosen Publishing Group, Inc
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Description : Recounts the events leading up to the 1666 fire that destroyed most of London, tracing its course and aftermath, as well as the city's recovery.


The Great Fire Of London

Author by : Samuel Pepys
Languange : en
Publisher by : Penguin UK
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Description : 'With one's face in the wind you were almost burned with a shower of Firedrops' A selection from Pepys' startlingly vivid and candid diary, including his famous account of the Great Fire Introducing Little Black Classics: 80 books for Penguin's 80th birthday. Little Black Classics celebrate the huge range and diversity of Penguin Classics, with books from around the world and across many centuries. They take us from a balloon ride over Victorian London to a garden of blossom in Japan, from Tierra del Fuego to 16th century California and the Russian steppe. Here are stories lyrical and savage; poems epic and intimate; essays satirical and inspirational; and ideas that have shaped the lives of millions. Samuel Pepys (1633-1703). The Diary of Samuel Pepys: A Selection is available in Penguin Classics


The Great Fire Of London

Author by : Emma Adams
Languange : en
Publisher by : Hachette UK
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Description : In 1666, London's citizens woke to see the skyline above their city's cramped wooden houses ablaze. The Great Fire of London is a hauntingly beautiful visual re-telling of one of the most well-known disasters in the city's history. To commemorate the 350th anniversary of the fire, powerful and sumptuous drawings from the new east London illustrator, James Weston Lewis, bring the events of November 1666 to life in this stunning gift book. Lewis's drawings take readers on a journey, from the single smouldering coal that falls out of the baker's oven to the swirling clouds of ash that engulf the city and then in to the very heart of the fire itself. As the pages turn, you can witness London burning to the ground and then rebuilding again. Children will love examining the rich detail of each spread, from the detailed city map to the drawings of London before, during and after the fire took hold. This book takes the dramatic historical information surrounding the Great Fire of London and transforms it into a breathtaking story that will transfix readers of all ages.


London Londoners And The Great Fire Of 1666

Author by : Jacob F. Field
Languange : en
Publisher by : Routledge
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Description : The Great Fire of 1666 was one of the greatest catastrophes to befall London in its long history. While its impact on London and its built environment has been studied and documented, its impact on Londoners has been overlooked. This book makes full and systematic use of the wealth of manuscript sources that illustrate social, economic and cultural change in seventeenth-century London to examine the impact of the Fire in terms of how individuals and communities reacted and responded to it, and to put the response to the Fire in the context of existing trends in early modern England. The book also explores the broader effects of the Fire in the rest of the country, as well as how the Great Fire continued to be an important polemical tool into the eighteenth century.


History Of The Plague In London 1665 To Which Is Added The Great Fire Of London 1666

Author by : Daniel Defoe
Languange : en
Publisher by : Franklin Classics Trade Press
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Description : This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. This work is in the public domain in the United States of America, and possibly other nations. Within the United States, you may freely copy and distribute this work, as no entity (individual or corporate) has a copyright on the body of the work. Scholars believe, and we concur, that this work is important enough to be preserved, reproduced, and made generally available to the public. To ensure a quality reading experience, this work has been proofread and republished using a format that seamlessly blends the original graphical elements with text in an easy-to-read typeface. We appreciate your support of the preservation process, and thank you for being an important part of keeping this knowledge alive and relevant.


The Great Fire Of London

Author by : Neil Hanson
Languange : en
Publisher by : Turner Publishing Company
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Description : The tragic story of the disastrous London fire is told here from both a human and architectural point of view, as the fire destroyed lives along with buildings such as the original St. Paul's cathedral.


The Great Fire Of London

Author by : Liz Gogerly
Languange : en
Publisher by : Wayland
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Description : Provides an introduction to the Great Fire of London - a popular National Curriculum subject. This book combines artwork and contemporary illustrations with simple text. It shows how the fire started and what devastation it caused. It also features photos of artefacts and original illustrations.


Vlad And The Great Fire Of London

Author by : Kate Cunningham
Languange : en
Publisher by :
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Description : Vlad and the Great Fire of London is a full colour, 32 page fiction picture book. Supporting the KS1 English National Curriculum topic it is narrated by Vlad the flea. Vlad and his friend, Boxton the rat are living in London when one night by witness the start of the fire that destroys most of the City of London. The book also contains a fact file.


The Great Fire Of London In 1666

Author by : Walter George Bell
Languange : en
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Religious Interpretations Of The Great Fire Of London 1666

Author by : Susan Irene Weber
Languange : en
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