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23%OFFJ. A. Henderson - The Town Below the Ground - 9781840182316 - V9781840182316
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The Town Below the Ground

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Description for The Town Below the Ground Paperback. This is the tale of the lost city below the Scottish capital, chronicling Edinburgh's history, its structure and the lives of its inhabitants. The book discusses the lost city's rediscovery, the stories that made it legendary, the areas where it existed, and where to find the parts that remain. Num Pages: 176 pages, b&w illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBKSC; HBJD1; JFSG; WQH; WTH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 203 x 130 x 13. Weight in Grams: 172.

Below Scotland's capital, hidden for almost two centuries, is a metropolis whose very existence was all but forgotten.

For almost 250 years, Edinburgh was surrounded by a giant defensive wall. Unable to expand the city's boundaries, the burgeoning population built over every inch of square space. And when there was no more room, they began to dig down . . .

Trapped in lives of poverty and crime, these subterranean dwellers existed in darkness and misery, ignored by the chroniclers of their time. It is only in the last few years that the shocking truth has ... Read more

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