Llanelli Through Time (BOK)

Keith E Morgan

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The largest town in the county of Carmarthenshire, Llanelli has a long and illustrious history. This book draws on an assortment of some 200 old maps, prints and photographs to illustrate the transformation of Llanelli from a small medieval hamlet and fishing village on the sea shore of the Burry Estuary, through a period of renown as the centre of the world's tinplate industry, to its present-day importance as a thriving commercial and industrial town. Coal mining, smelting and shipping established the town's industrial heritage before it became known as 'Tinopolis'. Today, tinplate is still manufactured at Trostre Works, one of the most modern plants in Europe, while Llanelli also has claim to fame as the home of the famous Scarlets rugby club. Llanelli Through Time is an essential volume for anyone who knows and loves this proud Welsh town.

Produktfakta

Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Heftet
Utgitt 2014 Forfatter Keith E Morgan
Forlag
Amberley Publishing Local
ISBN 9781445642826
Antall sider 96 Dimensjoner 16,5cm x 23,5cm x 0,8cm
Vekt 152 gram Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd
Emner og form Photographs: collections