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St Pancras Canticles (Te Deum, Magnificat, Nunc dimittis - a5) By Antony Pitts
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Commissioned by and first performed at the London Festival of Contemporary Church Music, and broadcast on BBC Radio 3's Choral Evensong, these virtuosic 5-part settings of the Te Deum, the... More > Magnificat, and the Nunc Dimittis by British composer Antony Pitts are suited for liturgical and concert performance.< Less
before king's cross st pancras 1.0: kin, kith & strangers in the fields of london. pod version By patrick nother
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A history of King's Cross St Pancras, London UK, describing the C17 & C18 agricultural and pleasure industries and featuring local individuals and family biographies over several generations,... More > plus also global trade and new world migration. With considerable local detail of the English reformation, civil war and Commonwealth years, the volume continues with the life history of Randolph Yearwood, preacher then vicar of St Pancras from Oliver Cromwell's protectorate to William & Mary's glorious revolution. Of a Cheshire Yeoman family educated at Cambridge University, Yearwood moved to London where his radical radical puritan and free trade patronage networks helped him secure his career, although for several decades after the restoration of Charles II he was opposed by a confederacy of powerful parishioners. Then a remote rural parish, kxstp is now the best-connected transport hub in Europe and the site of a newly developing multi-billion pound inner London C21 residential, cultural and business quarter.< Less
before king's cross st pancras1.0: kin, kith & strangers in the fields of london By Patrick Nother
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b4kxstp: a worm's eye view of history... Anciently an uninhabitable swamp, first cleared for husbandry and cultivation during the Middle Ages, by the beginning of the C19 the area soon to be absorbed... More > by the rapidly expanding metropolis was still a small village in the fields on the skirts of London, named Battle Bridge from a single brick arch carrying Gray's Inn Lane over the River Fleet. This first volume of a local history of that pre-urban era relates the tale up until circa1700 (taking in Reformation, Civil War, Commonwealth & Protectorate, Restoration & Glorious Revolution)by which time the rural district’s farming settlements and petty inns were at the forefront of the agricultural revolution and a fast growing leisure and pleasure industry. Busy about rural affairs, local families yet remained closely connected to the nearby capital of a country poised to spread its peoples and culture, and further revolutions in trade, finance, communications and industry to the four corners of a shrinking globe.< Less
London By Sam Warren
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'London' is a collection of photographs taken across the capital of England. 58 pages of London photography.
A Chronicle of London from 1089 By Anonymous
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A London Nobody Knows: The City's More Obscure History By Lyn Wilkerson
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This travel guide to London history is the first in a series created by Caddo Publications USA to explore the lesser known history of this great city. It is not intended to be an exhaustive account... More > of all historic sites, landmarks, and structures within the metropolitan area. The purpose of this guide is to introduce to the domestic and international traveler many of the rich heritage sites which are not always part of the traditional history itinerary. Over 170 historic sites, landmarks, and structures are presented with detailed background information. Also included are reference maps and GPS coordinates for all sites. Among the areas with sites are the City of London, the Docklands, Islington, Highgate, Hornsey, St. Pancras, Kensington, Hammersmith, Chelsea, Southwark, Westminster, and Battersea.< Less
à Paris By Adele M. Reed
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Artistic 35mm film photography of the city of Paris, France in September 2009. Includes 271 carefully chosen colour photos. Locations pictured include St. Pancras station London, Pigalle,... More > Mont-Martre, Place De Clichy, L'arc de Triomphe, Allée Marcel Proust, Jardin de Tuileries, Le Seine River, Notre-Dame cathedral, Saint-Germain-des-Prés, Le Tour de Eiffel, Porte de Clignancourt flea market and Mont-Martre cemetary. Not simply snapshots of a city but a personal chronological journey of a young person's experiences in a hot, brightly sunlit summertime Paris, resulting in a vast collection of vibrant and candid imagery.< Less
The Life and Adventures of Michael Armstrong The Factory Boy By Frances Trollope
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Frances Trollope's novel was originally published as part of the mid-nineteenth century campaign against child labour. The main character, Michael Armstrong is based on the biography of pauper boy... More > Robert Blincoe, who was sold by the St Pancras Work House in London as an indentured apprentice to labour without wages at Lowdham Mill in Nottingham. Following that company’s bankruptcy he was sold on to Litton Mill in Derbyshire, owned by a particularly barbaric set of employers. Eventually he ended up in Manchester where he joined the campaign to outlaw the exploitation of children organised by John Doherty and the Manchester Cotton Spinners’ Union. It is believed that Charles Dickens based his novel Oliver Twist on the same biography. This edition is published by Northen Grove Publishing Project whose mission is to republish books that have a bearing on the history of Manchester and the struggle for democratic rights, with an explanatory Postscript by Manchester writer, Malc Cowle.< Less