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Chapter 9: London, takiing over power (1788-1890)

Latest update : 2009-07-21

Thanks to the power of steam and the growing cotton industry, London at the end of 17th century was on its way to becoming the first market democracy, creating real power for Great Britain.

Date created : 2009-03-17

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