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    London Of Darkness

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    The representation of the London of ‘light’ and the London of ‘darkness’ has evolved throughout the history of literature; this change can be explored and observed when comparing the topics of the country and the city within popular literary works of art. Within Charles Dickens’ Oliver Twist the countryside is viewed as the London of ‘light’ while the city is viewed as the London of ‘darkness’. These themes are brought out by the realism Dickens uses in relation to the period in which his novel was written, between 1837-39. On the contrary, Arthur Conan Doyle’s novel The Sign of Four represents the London of ‘light’ through the city of London while the London of ‘darkness’ is signified by the countryside. These ideas will be shown by close…

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    TUCTA SEARCH London England What about this a) town/city and b) this country and c) this institution of learning beckon to you? London England is a “popular destination for expats not only because it has a large population that speaks English, also because it has a strong economy and in close proximity to both the rest of Europe and North America” London would be my pick because I have two brothers and a sister in London I can stay with for free and save money on accommodations. Although I…

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    Wallenberg Place In London

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    Wallenberg Place is in the London district of England. The postcode is inside of the Bryanston and Dorset Square ward/constituent division, which is in the voting demographic of Cities of London and Westminster. Metro Take the Blue or Orange Line to the Smithsonian Station. Leave through the Independence Avenue/Bureau of Engraving and Printing Exit. As you venture off the lift proceed on Independence Avenue towards fourteenth Street. Cross and go left on fourteenth Street and the BEP is one…

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    London Blitz Research Paper

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    The extensive period of rapid bombing begun in the afternoon of the 7th of September in 1940 and was a strategic plan of the demoralization of London that was set-up by the Germans. The “Blitz”, was a short way to say the German expression, “blitzkrieg”, which means lightning war. On the first day, nearly 348 German bombers were sent to drop explosives throughout the metropolitan. 450 citizens died whilst leaving many homeless and injured. On average, approximately 700 tonnes of…

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    London in the 1960s was as central to the look and feel of that fabled era as any place on earth. The music that emerged from England (the Beatles, the Stones, the Who, Cream and countless others) was, in large part, the soundtrack of the Sixties. The street scenes, especially along Carnaby Street in Soho, with Mods and hippies parading their utterly distinctive gear, provided youth culture around the world with exemplars of cool that are still embraced today. Finally, the fashions that emerged…

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    Urban london in the 1800's was a place to experiment because london was known for place with somber individuals. Like Jekyll and Hyde in the book “ Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde” by Robert Stevenson. Strange Case was written with the time of the Victorian Period in the 1800’s. Jekyll resided in the Soho district of London, and Hyde transformation happened in Regents Park. The city of London in this story is described as a foggy, dark place with very little light. Stevenson’s…

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    Design Brief: History of London Bridge Station – 500 London Bridge Station is one of the busiest stations in London and it is always changing. The first station was opened on 14 December 1836 at Tooley Street, which is currently the first and oldest station in London. It was opened by the London and Greenwich Railway (LGR). To make money they decided to lease its line and terminus to other railway companies from the south east that wanted access to London. The London and Croydon Railway…

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    What makes people want to go to the city of London? Many people would answer that there is a lot of historical places to see. In William Blake’s poem, “London”, readers are brought on a trip back in time to a part of the city’s history that tourist now find go to see. This time traveling experience of the poem certainly isn’t pleasant because the whole text is focused around a negative era in this England city. Throughout the four stanzas and sixteen lines readers feel different emotions such as…

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    The tower of London is a very pretty building. It is also known as her majesty's royal palace and fortress of the Tower of London. It is by the River Thames in central London. It was built by William the Conqueror in 1078. It symbolized oppression that was caused by new rulings in London. The castle was also believed to be used as a prison from 1100-1952 but that wasnt its primary purpose. I found on a website that it talks about how the tower is actually a complex of several buildings set…

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    During the mid 1800s, London had two million people packed into 30 miles of city creating many problems with sanitation. The bad sanitation led to a very dirty city with diseases flourishing, along with a sewer system that was leaking into the drinking wells. John Snow is a physician/anesthesiologist who first makes the link between Cholera and drinking water after studying previous cases. Snow founds the epidemiology center for the city but struggles with medical technology not being very…

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