Sheds on the Seashore: A Tour Through Beach Hut History (BOK)

Kathryn Ferry

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Beach huts have become seaside icons. They may be small structures with basic facilities but we still love them. They feel quintessentially British, combining a shelter from our changeable weather with a place to brew a mug of tea. They're nostalgic and trendy at the same time, a phenomenon which has turned into surprisingly hot property. Behind these colourful buildings is a history stretching back to the invention of the seaside and the first wheeled bathing machines of the mid-eighteenth century. "Sheds on the Seashore" is based on two journeys: one into the past, and the other a contemporary tour around the English coast. Together they tell the story of how beach huts came into being and why they remain so beloved by their twenty-first century owners. This title is presented with a forward by Wayne Hemingway.

Produktfakta

Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Innbundet
Utgitt 2009 Forfatter Kathryn Ferry
Forlag
BERTRAMS
ISBN 9781906710972
Antall sider 314 Dimensjoner 15,6cm x 23,4cm x 2,8cm
Vekt 615 gram Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd
Emner og form Travel writing, Nostalgia: general