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London Villages by Zena Alkayat

Title London Villages
Author Zena Alkayat
Publisher Frances Lincoln
Release 2014-07-10
Category Travel
Total Pages 192
ISBN 1781011486
Language English, Spanish, and French

Book Summary:

There are dozens of tucked away ‘villages’ in London, from Columbia Road to Clarendon Cross. These small, locally-known enclaves give the capital its inimitable character. Featuring thirty of the most unique and vibrant neighbourhoods in London, this is your key to exploring the city in a new way. With atmospheric photographs and an illustrated map for each village, a short text sums up its spirit, history and location, before expertly highlighting the best independent shops, markets, cafés and public spaces to visit.

Title The Village London Atlas
Publisher Seven Hills Books
Release 1986
Category Science
Total Pages 204
Language English, Spanish, and French

Book Summary:

The Village London Atlas is designed to show, area by area, the growth of Greater London during the Victorian era, using the Ordnance Survey maps of 1822, 1860 and 1902 ranged in a series of sets of three double-page spreads, 96 in all. At an approximate scale of two inches to the mile each spread covers an area of 40 square miles.

Deserted Villages Revisited by Christopher Dyer

Title Deserted Villages Revisited
Author Christopher Dyer
Publisher Univ of Hertfordshire Press
Release 2010
Category History
Total Pages 160
ISBN 1907396322
Language English, Spanish, and French

Book Summary:

Assembling leading experts on the subject, this account explores the circumstances surrounding the disappearance of thousands of villages and smaller settlements in England and Wales between 1340 and 1750. By revisiting the deserted villages, this breakthrough study addresses questions that have plagued archaeologists, geographers, and historians since the 1940s--including why they were deserted, why some villages survived while others were abandoned, and who was responsible for their desertion--offering a series of exciting insights into the fate of these fascinating sites.