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What difference?
The story of London is the story of its
infrastructure and the bridges over the River Thames are a key part of that story. Find out the reasons for their construction and the difference they made to the city.
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The Bridges of London
introduction |  infrastructure is destiny |  the Romans |  Anglo-Saxon period
Medieval period |  Old London Bridge |  the growth of London |  more bridges at last
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Reading list — bibliography
London: The Biography
by Peter Ackroyd .... Chatto & Windus, London, 2000
London As it Might Have Been
by Felix Barker and Ralph Hyde .... John Murray, London, 1984
Crossing the River
by Brian Cookson .... Mainstream Publishing, Edinburgh, 2006
Liquid History: The Thames through Time
by Stephen Croad .... B.T. Batsford, London, 2003
The Spread of London's Underground
by Tim Demuth .... Capital Transport Publishing, Harrow Weald, 2003
Old London Bridge: The Story of the Longest Inhabited Bridge in Europe
by Patricia Pierce .... Headline, London, 2002
London, A Social History
by Roy Porter .... Penguin, London, 2000
The English Resistence: The Underground War Against The Normans
by Peter Rex .... Tempus, London, 2004
Cross-River Traffic: A History of London Bridge
by Chris Roberts .... Granta Books, London, 2005
Civil Engineering Heritage: London and The Thames Valley
by Dennis Smith .... Thomas Telford, London, 2001
Air Pollution and Fuel Crises in Preindustrial London, 1250-1650
by William H. Te Brake
Technology and Culture Vol 16 No 3 .... July 1975, pp 337-359
London Under London: A Subterranean Guide
by Richard Trench and Ellis Hillman .... John Murray, London, 1993
London Bridge: 2000 years of a River Crossing
by Brigham and Dyson Watson .... London
London River: The Thames Story London
by Gavin Weightman .... Collins and Brown, 1990
A Guide to the Roman Remains in Britain
by Roger J.A. Wilson .... Constable, London, 4th edition 2002
www.the-river-thames.co.uk
introduction |  infrastructure is destiny |  the Romans |  Anglo-Saxon period
Medieval period |  Old London Bridge |  the growth of London |  more bridges at last
the modern city |  MAPS |  reading list

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