City of London: The History
David Kynaston's ground-breaking history of the City of London, published in four volumes between 1994 and 2001, is a modern classic. Skilfully edited into a single volume by David Milner, it tells a story as dramatic as any novel, while explaining the mysteries of the financial world in a way that we can all understand.
This is a story of booms, busts and bankruptcies, dress codes, eating habits, pay, humour, changing architecture and the unique culture of the Square Mile which brings us up to the modern age.
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Review: City of London: 1815-2000User Review - Valerie Thompson - Goodreads
I have not read all of this book, which is an abridged version of David Kynaston's four volume history of the City of London, which I also possess, but what I have read I rate as second to none. I ... Read full review