6 edition of London Under London found in the catalog.
September 1, 1989
by John Murray
Written in English
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||224|
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A tour de force written by an author who genuinely finds his topic fascinating. Wonderful research into the history of the London under London, the competing fiefdoms of postal, gas, telephone, Tube, Ministries of War and Interior, and the changing nature of the city itself.
Bureaucracy is not solely an American by: 3. This book, although dated, is a tour de force of research and excellent writing. The London Under London is a maze of competing fiefdoms - Post Office, Tube, sewers, cables, canals, abandoned diggings, etc.
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