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The Little Book of the London Underground
Language: en
Pages: 192
Authors: David Long
Categories: London (England)
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009-09-07 - Publisher:

With 980 million passengers a year, more than 250 miles of track, literally hundreds of different stations and a history stretching back nearly 150 years, the world's oldest underground railway might seem familiar, but actually, how well do you know it? Do you know, for example, who the Queen sat
The Little Book of London
Language: en
Pages: 185
Authors: David Long
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2007 - Publisher: History PressLtd

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The Little Book of London
Language: en
Pages: 192
Authors: David Long
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-12-26 - Publisher: The History Press

The Little Book of London is a funny, fast-paced, fact-packed compendium of the sort of frivolous, fantastic or simply strange information which no-one will want to be without. London's looniest laws, its most eccentric inhabitants, and the realities of being royal and literally hundreds of wacky facts about the world's
The Little Book of the London Underground
Language: en
Pages: 192
Authors: David Long
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-12-26 - Publisher: The History Press

With 980 million passengers a year, more than 250 miles of track, literally hundreds of different stations and a history stretching back nearly 150 years, the world's oldest underground railway might seem familiar, but actually, how well do you know it? This title offers a tube-based trivia for travellers and
The Little Book of Crime and Punishment
Language: en
Pages: 192
Authors: Stephen Halliday
Categories: True Crime
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-05-01 - Publisher: The History Press

The English criminal justice system has come a long way since the days when noses were cut off, heretics burned at the stake and rebels were hung, drawn and quartered. Yet the Common Law, which emerged from Henry II’s conflict with Thomas a Becket, survives in England (and much of