By Debra Kelly,Martyn Cornick

ISBN-10: 1905165862

ISBN-13: 9781905165865

This e-book examines, for the 1st time, the heritage of the social, cultural, political and financial presence of the French in London, and explores the a number of ways that this presence has contributed to the lifetime of the city.

The capital has frequently supplied a spot of shelter, from the Huguenots within the seventeenth century, throughout the interval of the French Revolution, to varied exile groups through the nineteenth century, and directly to the loose French within the moment international War.It additionally considers the iteration of French voters who settled in post-war London, and is going directly to supply insights into the modern French presence through assessing the explanations and lives of French humans looking new possibilities within the overdue twentieth and early twenty first centuries. It analyses the impression that the French have had traditionally, and proceed to have, on London existence within the arts, gastronomy, enterprise, and schooling, occur in varied locations and associations from the spiritual to the political through the tutorial, to the economic and inventive industries.

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