South Wales Collieries: v.2 (BOK)

David Owen

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This superb collection of over 200 images provides, for the first time, an illustrated account of the development of Trehafod from small valley village to being the heart of the South Wales Coalfield. It illustrates the area's divers history, from the earliest times, showing the industrial age and the sinking of the pits. The author's absorbing collection of photographs illustrates the Lewis Merthyr Collieries and Rhondda Heritage Park in the South Wales Coalfield and also gives a glimpse of village life in the valleys. The chapters show all aspects of life in Trehafod, including sports and leisure and church life, as well as featuring the focus of the town, the collieries, including the rise and fall of this once great mining area. Through the medium of photography the book captures the essence of the miner and village life as it used to be up to the new millennium and will appeal to both young and old. Some of the material included has been borrowed from and donated by various local sources and the book is dedicated to the people of the village and South Wales.

Produktfakta

Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Heftet
Utgitt 2002 Forfatter David Owen
Forlag
The History Press
ISBN 9780752423937
Antall sider 128 Dimensjoner 16,5cm x 23,5cm x 1cm
Vekt 295 gram Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd
Emner og form British & Irish history, Local history, Mining industry, Coal & solid fuel industries