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By Debra Kelly,Martyn Cornick

ISBN-10: 1905165862

ISBN-13: 9781905165865

This publication 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 usually supplied a spot of shelter, from the Huguenots within the seventeenth century, in the course of the interval of the French Revolution, to numerous exile groups throughout the nineteenth century, and directly to the unfastened 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 reasons and lives of French humans looking new possibilities within the past due twentieth and early twenty first centuries. It analyses the effect that the French have had traditionally, and proceed to have, on London lifestyles within the arts, gastronomy, company, and schooling, happen in various areas and associations from the spiritual to the political through the academic, to the economic and artistic industries.

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