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Description - Britain's Working Coast in Victorian and Edwardian Times by John Hannavy

The coastline of Victorian and Edwardian Britain provided beauty, entertainment and the venue for most people's holidays. But it was also a thriving centre of industry - shipbuilding and fishing, plus the numerous trades associated with dockyards, coastal transport and the leisure industry. This book travels around Britain's coast - clockwise from London - looking at the industries that could be found at many of the cities and towns en route. Illustrated with an amazing collection of coloured postcards and other early photographs, the working coast of Britain is brought to life in all its bustling detail.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780747806783
ISBN-10: 0747806780
Format: Paperback
(210mm x 149mm x 8mm)
Pages: 128
Imprint: Shire Publications Ltd
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Publish Date: 10-Jun-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - John Hannavy

John Hannavy is Professor in Art and Design at Bolton Institute, is a well-known photographer, and a writer and broadcaster on the history of photography.

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