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Fifty years of fire fighting in London

Jack While

Fifty years of fire fighting in London

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Published by Hutchinson in London .
Written in English


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Rediscover classic pieces, recurring themes, and the dash the London Review of Books has cut through the history of ideas, for the past 40 years, with LRB Collections and now LRB Selections: two new series of collectible books. This bucket was found in during archaeological excavations near where the Great Fire of London began. It offers a way to explore how the fire was fought, how the approach used in differed from our modern-day fire service, and what this tells us about city life then and now. It is a familiar domestic object, but made of leather and personalised with initials, allowing consideration of. That’s what it says on the back of his book. Fifty years later, Paul Legault clicked the refresh button. This expanded and enhanced version was written by Legault during his lunch breaks. Often this poet, strolling through the noisy splintered glare of a Manhattan noon, has File Size: 1MB.


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