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After devastating air raids during the Second World War, Lowestoft has undergone major redevelopment. In his long-awaited new book, Ian Robb reflects the changes and events that took place in the town between 1945 and 2000. The demolition of picturesque back streets in the 1960s and the construction of a controversial new spine road in the 1970s are included, while the changing industrial landscape of the 1980s and 1990s is also illustrated. Ian Robb's extensive archive features many aspects of historic Lowestoft. These fine postwar images will capture the imagination of anyone who knows the town, and are sure to bring back many memories.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780750944120
ISBN-10: 0750944129
Format: Paperback
(244mm x 172mm x 10mm)
Pages: 144
Imprint: The History Press Ltd
Publisher: The History Press Ltd
Publish Date: 2-Feb-2007
Country of Publication: United Kingdom


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Author Biography - Ian G. Robb

Ian Robb was born and educated in Lowestoft, and has spent much of his life in and around the town. He spent nineteen years in the fishing industry before starting his own business and retraining as a graphic designer. He has been fascinated by his home town's history for many years, and has built up a fine photographic archive that illustrates Lowestoft's development since the 1850s. Ian is currently secretary of the Jack Rose Old Lowestoft Society and a community correspondent for the Lowestoft Journal. He has written five books since 1994, four of them for Sutton Publishing.

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