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Charles J. Shields
A very uick book to read but interesting and filled with good information the mini versions of the 1665 plague in
followed by the Great Fire 1666 Good information to have before making that trip to London It was a book with good intension but it only had hard core facts and it didn t have very many personal experiences It was an ok book I just would probably not recommend it to someone who wants hardcore adventure It also has A LOT of history and includes an event That Is Not Talked is not talked very often and is over ooked by many The one thing I hate is that it goes on forever in one moment Calvinists Incorporated: Welsh Immigrants on Ohio's Industrial Frontier like a page for every day which no other book has done before It also got boring after a while of reading no offense to the author All in all this book was not for me but I m sure its for someone out there Luke ArnoldDisaster can strike a city in many different ways and at different times The book The Great Plague and Fire of London is about the horrific Great Plague and the devastating Fire of London that wreaked havoc on a big city in a veryittle time period Although the title is basic it described exactly what the book was going to be about As illustrated on the cover of the book many significant buildings such as St Paul s Cathedral were severely burned I think it was a great book cover it made me eager to read the story The author "Charles J Shields is an American biographer who. Some of the modern world's most devastating disasters are profiled The "J Shields is an American biographer who. Some of the modern world's most devastating disasters are profiled The and improvements that grew out of thes. .LONDON FOLLOWED BY THE GREAT FIRE
Was a high school "teacher He eft his career to do independent writing Shields primarily writes iterary biographies history and young adult nonfiction "He eft his career to do independent writing Shields primarily writes iterary biographies history and young adult nonfiction He wrote this book to inform us about the horrible things that happen to the people in London and how their town was destroyed by a fire The story begins in mid December 1664 destroyed by a fire The story begins in mid December 1664 doctor in London had a patient with a high fever and two walnut sized bumps on the inside of the patient s thigh This is the first case of the Plague in London for many years The city of London was a very dirty city with trash waste and other disgusting items ittered all over the streets The air was thick and musty with pollution from its inhabitants People were Bulletproof Feathers: How Science Uses Nature's Secrets to Design Cutting-Edge Technology living in the dirty congested city of London While this great epidemic was occurring rhymes such as the famous Ring Around the Rosey were being sung to signify the swollen red rings that were appearing on their bodies I enjoyedearning about how this nursery rhyme got its name It was unfortunate that they had to sing about their illness Londoners around the city started to buy Casuistry and Modern Ethics: A Poetics of Practical Reasoning lucky charms and other items in hope of gooduck If an unlucky person was caught with the plague they would have to stay Charlestown Blues locked in their house for 40 days Once they wereocked in their homes a red cross was placed on the front door along with the words God Have Mercy on this House Today the red cross represents an E tragedies are explained and put in perspective Historically accurate compelling accounts Selected titles contain uo.
READ The Great Plague and Fire of London Great Disasters Reforms and Ramificationswithout any sign of it stopping To try to the blaze volunteer firefighters stated to knock down or blow up buildings in effort to stop the fire from spreading past those structures At the end of this devastating disaster four fifths of London s structures were destroyed The book jacket sparked my interest because I enjoy history and disasters and recently traveled to London The book reveals much information on how disasters were handled hundreds of years ago anyone who enjoys history would appreciate this boo. Tes from eyewitnessesIn 1665 a plague ravished England; a fire a year ater nearly destroyed the entire city of Londo.
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