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The houses of parliament (Their history and purpose) [Text]

by Smith, Nigel.
Type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Great buildings. Publisher: Wayland (Publishers) 1997Edition: 1 st ed.Description: 48 p., col.ill.; 29 cm.ISBN: 0-7502-1992-0.Subject(s): Great Britain - History | Palace of Westminster | Public buildings - England - London - Design and construction | The Arts
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This book tells the fascinating story of one of the world's greatest public buildings. We find out why it came to be built - after a huge fire in 1834 destroyed nearly all the existing parliament buildings - and how the innovations of the Industrial Revolution helped in its construction.