A Century of Plymouth: Events, People and Places Over the 20th Century (BOK)

Guy Fleming

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This fascinating selection of photographs illustrates the extraordinary transformation that has taken place in Plymouth during the 20th century. The book offers an insight into the daily lives and living conditions of local people and gives the reader glimpses and details of familiar places during a century of unprecedented change. Many aspects of Plymouth's recent history are covered, famous occasions and individuals are remembered and the impact of national and international events is witnessed. The book provides a striking account of the changes that have so altered Plymouth's appearance and records the process of transformation. Drawing on detailed local knowledge of the community, and illustrated with a wealth of black-and-white photographs, this book recalls what Plymouth has lost in terms of buildings, traditions and ways of life. It also acknowledges the regeneration that has taken place and celebrates the character and energy of local people as they move through the first years of this new century.

Produktfakta

Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Heftet
Utgitt 2007 Forfatter Guy Fleming
Forlag
The History Press
ISBN 9780750948982
Antall sider 128 Dimensjoner 16,5cm x 23,5cm x 0,8cm
Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd Emner og form Social & cultural history