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The Resource Thames : the biography, Peter Ackroyd

Thames : the biography, Peter Ackroyd

Label
Thames : the biography
Title
Thames
Title remainder
the biography
Statement of responsibility
Peter Ackroyd
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Awards note
Public Library Core Collection
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1949-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Ackroyd, Peter
Dewey number
942.2
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
DA670.T2
LC item number
A316 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Thames River (England)
  • London (England)
Label
Thames : the biography, Peter Ackroyd
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"Originally published in Great Britain as Thames : sacred river by Chatto & Windus, London, in 2007, and subsequently published in hardcover in the U.S. by Nan A. Talese ... New York in 2008"--T.p. verso
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [443]-449) and index
Contents
  • The mirror of history -- The river as fact -- The river as metaphor -- The time of the river -- Father Thames -- Baptism -- The river of stone -- Birth -- Issuing forth -- The tributes -- Beginnings -- In the beginning -- The sacred lines -- The Battle of the Thames -- The sacred river -- Holy river -- Saints of the river -- Hail Holy River, Mother of Grace -- The ruins -- Liquid history -- Elemental and equal -- The waters of life -- The leveller -- The working river -- River boat -- The bridges of contentment and the tunnels of darkness -- River law -- The criminal element -- The workers of the river -- The natives --
  • The river of trade -- The trade of the world -- The river of immensity -- Steam and speed -- The natural river -- "Hey ho, the wind and the rain" -- The ancient trees -- "And after many a summer dies the swan" -- A stream of pleasure -- Drink your fill -- Going up the river -- Gardens of delight -- Filthy river -- "All alive! Alive! Alive, O!" -- The healing spring -- The healing water -- The light of the Thames -- The river of art -- Thames art -- The words of the river -- The song of the river -- Shadows and depths -- River dreams -- Legends of the river -- The river of death -- The offerings -- Head of the river -- The river of death -- The river's end -- Downriver
Control code
ocn370610558
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st Anchor Books ed.
Extent
xvi, 481 p.
Isbn
9780307389848
Lccn
2010513020
Other physical details
ill. (some col.), maps
System control number
(OCoLC)370610558
Label
Thames : the biography, Peter Ackroyd
Publication
Note
"Originally published in Great Britain as Thames : sacred river by Chatto & Windus, London, in 2007, and subsequently published in hardcover in the U.S. by Nan A. Talese ... New York in 2008"--T.p. verso
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [443]-449) and index
Contents
  • The mirror of history -- The river as fact -- The river as metaphor -- The time of the river -- Father Thames -- Baptism -- The river of stone -- Birth -- Issuing forth -- The tributes -- Beginnings -- In the beginning -- The sacred lines -- The Battle of the Thames -- The sacred river -- Holy river -- Saints of the river -- Hail Holy River, Mother of Grace -- The ruins -- Liquid history -- Elemental and equal -- The waters of life -- The leveller -- The working river -- River boat -- The bridges of contentment and the tunnels of darkness -- River law -- The criminal element -- The workers of the river -- The natives --
  • The river of trade -- The trade of the world -- The river of immensity -- Steam and speed -- The natural river -- "Hey ho, the wind and the rain" -- The ancient trees -- "And after many a summer dies the swan" -- A stream of pleasure -- Drink your fill -- Going up the river -- Gardens of delight -- Filthy river -- "All alive! Alive! Alive, O!" -- The healing spring -- The healing water -- The light of the Thames -- The river of art -- Thames art -- The words of the river -- The song of the river -- Shadows and depths -- River dreams -- Legends of the river -- The river of death -- The offerings -- Head of the river -- The river of death -- The river's end -- Downriver
Control code
ocn370610558
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st Anchor Books ed.
Extent
xvi, 481 p.
Isbn
9780307389848
Lccn
2010513020
Other physical details
ill. (some col.), maps
System control number
(OCoLC)370610558

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