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Andrew Hemmings - Secret Newport - 9781445663265 - V9781445663265
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Secret Newport

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Description for Secret Newport Paperback. Explore the secret history of Newport through a fascinating selection of stories, facts and photographs. Series: Secret. Num Pages: 96 pages, 80. BIC Classification: 1DBKWS; WQH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 234 x 165. .
The South Wales town of Newport, on the River Usk, was a powerhouse of Britain's Industrial Revolution; social change, characterised by the Chartist movement and new technologies built from steel and powered by coal, combined to create a new way of life. Author Andrew Hemmings shows how the city left behind its Roman and medieval past to develop into a modern commercial and industrial centre, proud of its docks and shipping industry. Along the way he tells the story of Tredegar House, a Restoration mansion that was the home of the flamboyant Morgan family, with tales of riotous parties, dark ... Read more

Product Details

Publisher
Amberley Publishing
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2017
Series
Secret
Condition
New
Number of Pages
96
Place of Publication
Chalford, United Kingdom
ISBN
9781445663265
SKU
V9781445663265
Shipping Time
Usually ships in 5 to 9 working days
Ref
99-10

About Andrew Hemmings
Andrew Hemmings has a lifelong interest in industrial archaeology and enthusiasm for railways and canals. After attending King Edward VII School Lytham, he studied Modern History at Durham University, specialising in the economic and social impact of the Industrial Revolution in Britain. He was President of Durham University Railway Society and a founder member of the Industrial Archaeology Society. He ... Read more

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