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More than 1,000 years of unbelievable-but-true tales of London's main waterwayThe 19th-century MP John Burns described the Thames as "liquid history" and ever since the Romans founded Loninium in 43 AD, the river has played a key cultural, economic, political, and social role in the history of England. This book reveals the bizarre, funny, and surreal events and episodes oMore than 1,000 years of unbelievable-but-true tales of London's main waterwayThe 19th-century MP John Burns described the Thames as "liquid history" and ever since the Romans founded Loninium in 43 AD, the river has played a key cultural, economic, political, and social role in the history of England. This book reveals the bizarre, funny, and surreal events and episodes over the centuries that have occurred on, beneath, and along the banks of the famous waterway. From appearances of the world's first submarine to the raid on the Sex Pistols river concert, Lord Nelson's final journey to John Prescott's watery protest, the River Thames really has witnessed it all....

Title : London's Strangest Tales: The Thames: Extraordinary but True Stories
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ISBN : 9781909396487
Format Type : Paperback
Number of Pages : 176 Pages
Status : Available For Download
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London's Strangest Tales: The Thames: Extraordinary but True Stories Reviews

  • Julian White
    2019-01-28 07:36

    A definite bedside or loo book, this - mainly two page anecdotes about the Thames arranged chronologically, usually with a slightly amused set to the writing.