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We can only wonder. If the Roman founders of our city civilisation had gone about things differently,would the history of western civilisation have been less troubled?

22. BOOKS TO READ

  • Daily Life in Ancient Rome: Jerome Carcopino (Reprinted 1973)
  • Disease & History: F.F. Cartwright (1972)
  • Those about to Die: D.P. Mannix (1958) (Vivid account of the Arenas)
  • The City in History: Lewis Mumford (1961)

NOTE

This is a supplement produced by the Housing Department, 292 Essex Road. It is the second in a series of newsletters on the history of city housing. It is hoped to carry this review through to the present day.

BILL MURRAY,
Borough Housing Officer

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