A History Of London In 100 Places
From the relics of the Roman invasions of 54 BCE and 43 CE - including the London Wall and a chunk of a first-century wharf - to 'modern times' and a city bank building transformed into The Counting House bar, David Long's brief history of the capital is built around 100 sites redolent of London's past but which can be still be seen today.
From Roman Londinium to the seething modern metropolis of today, journey through 2,000 years of the world's most vibrant capital. Shaped by invasion, occupation and immigration, and upheavals as diverse as the Great Fire, the Blitz and the Big Bang, London's history is unmatched for variety and drama. Sharing his passion and expert knowledge, David Long selects 100 places that best tell this incredible story.