Journals Higher Education

$35.00

Hardcover

07 November 2012

368 Pages | 35 black and white halftones

8.5 x 5.4 inches

ISBN: 9780199646708


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The Day Parliament Burned Down

Caroline Shenton

  • The dramatic story of the day that Parliament burned down - told here for the first time
  • Reconstructs the gripping hour by hour story of the fire as it swept through the 800 year old buildings
  • Recaptures the sense of shock experienced at the time in the face of this sudden national catastrophe
  • Skilfully tells the story against the background of the day, from the slums of Westminster to the impact of the Great Reform Act
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