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Download Hill-Forts of the Cotswolds by Sean Campbell PDF

By Sean Campbell

Hill-forts are great enclosures that have been outfitted round the overdue Bronze Age and Iron Age (c. 700–100 BC). there have been many designs equipped and positions that those buildings have been positioned, and plenty of interpretations as to why. there are numerous forts positioned in Gloucestershire and close by components, with a few nice earthworks nonetheless basically seen in today’s landscape.

Hill-Forts of the Cotswolds supply an in depth history to those monuments, resembling how they have been based, what fabrics have been used to construct them and the several defences equipped to guard the websites. Highlighting a few of the interpretations from historians as to their unique goal, hand-drawn illustrations, maps and images are utilised to provide a desirable evaluation of the world. It then offers an A–Z advisor to every of the thirty-four recognized enclosures within the Gloucestershire sector, with details on situation, peak above sea point, positioning and form, in addition to my own interpretation of every web site, and what might be obvious while vacationing those areas.

I wish this e-book will inspire others to discover and research extra approximately those very good monuments, and their is still that are nonetheless visible status today.

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Download Burnley Through Time by Roger Frost,Ian Thompson PDF

By Roger Frost,Ian Thompson

Burnley via Time is a distinct perception into the illustrious historical past of this a part of Lancashire. Reproduced in complete color, this can be a thrilling exam of famous streets and well-known faces, and what they intended to the folks of this quarter through the nineteenth and into the twentieth Century. taking a look past the beautiful external of those well-kept pictures, readers can see the old context during which they're set, and during the author's genuine captions for each photograph, and carefully-selected collection of photographs, the reader can in achieving a competent view of the neighborhood background. there's something for everybody the following, whether or not they have lived within the region all their lives, or whether or not they are only vacationing Burnley for the 1st time. Burnley via Time additionally exhibits how images has continuously developed to take care of with an ever altering society.

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Download Secret Penrith by Andrew Graham Stables PDF

By Andrew Graham Stables

mystery Penrith is going in the back of the façades of the general to find the lesser-known facets of the town’s interesting previous. Penrith has many secrets and techniques, and as you stroll alongside the streets, you're jogging via historical past. There are transparent reminders of the town’s previous all over, awaiting you to forestall, glance and hear their fascinating tales. subscribe to writer Andrew Graham Stables on a trip via this gorgeous city and its historical past. you might imagine you recognize Penrith, yet take one other go searching and you'll find greater than you could imagine.

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Download Birmingham Airport Through Time by Peter C Brown PDF

By Peter C Brown

Birmingham Airport has a background stretching again to the second one global struggle, while it used to be requisitioned to be used via the army. in the course of the post-war years, races and public occasions have been held on the web site and it grew gradually in the course of the ultimate years of the 20th century. through the mid-1970s, Birmingham Airport was once dealing with over 1000000 passengers and, in may perhaps 1984, the most terminal was once opened via the Queen, with capability for three million passengers, giving chance for extra routes and a rise in passengers utilizing Birmingham Airport. After the West Midlands County Council used to be abolished in 1986, possession of the airport was once transferred to a joint committee of the seven West Midlands District Councils.

The outdated terminal at Elmdon has been grew to become over to shipment, and the previous terminal construction secure with ‘Listed’ prestige. On 20 October 2003, Concorde made her ultimate stopover at to Birmingham Airport as a part of her farewell travel. In July 2007, Birmingham was once voted the simplest airport in Europe within the five million to ten million passengers consistent with yr class, and it maintains to move from energy to power. during this booklet Peter C. Brown explores the historical past of Birmingham Airport, utilizing a number of interval and modern images.

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Download Sunderland Through Time by Keith Cockerill PDF

By Keith Cockerill

Sunderland via Time is a different perception into the illustrious background of this a part of the rustic. Reproduced in complete color, this can be a thrilling exam of Sunderland, the well-known streets and the well-known faces, and what they intended to the folks of this quarter during the nineteenth and into the 20 th Century. taking a look past the beautiful external of those well-kept images, readers can see the old context during which they're set. throughout the author's actual captions for each photograph, and punctiliously chosen number of photographs, the reader can in attaining a competent view of this area's background. Readers are invited to stick to a timeline of occasions and watch the altering face of this urban, as Keith Cockerill courses us in the course of the streets of Sunderland. there's something for everybody right here, whether or not they have lived within the zone all their lives, or whether or not they are only vacationing this extraordinary urban. It additionally indicates how images has constantly developed to take care of with an ever-changing society.

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Download Bangor & Around Through Time by Steven Dickens PDF

By Steven Dickens

Bangor, within the county of Gwynedd and traditionally part of Caernarfonshire, has a wealthy and historical earlier, recorded within the pages of this booklet. Bangor potential ‘a wattled enclosure’ in previous Welsh and town is likely one of the smallest in Britain, with virtually part its inhabitants Welsh-speaking. Bangor has a college, based in 1884 and a cathedral, whose bishopric is without doubt one of the oldest in Britain, with its origins within the 6th century. It allegedly has the longest excessive highway in Wales and singer and actress Duffy was once born right here. town has hosted the nationwide Eisteddfod 8 times.

Nearby, the Penrhyn Slate Quarry at Bethesda has exported its items internationally. in the obstacles of Gwynedd, the nationwide Park of Snowdonia, its appealing and breathtaking panoramas and scenic cities and villages also are represented right here: Ogwen Valley, Nant Ffrancon move, Llanberis, Caernarfon, Llanfairfechan, Penmaenmawr, Anglesey and the Menai Strait.

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Download Portraits de Londres: Londres par ceux qui y vivent ! (Vivre by Amandine Alexandre PDF

By Amandine Alexandre

Découvrez Londres à travers les yeux de ses habitants

Portraits de Londres, c'est los angeles rencontre avec Maia, Ning, Rani, Steeve, Sophie, Jesse, Thomas, Line, Alessandro... Une mosaïque composée d'une douzaine de pictures qui reflètent l. a. diversité socioculturelle et los angeles fascination pour los angeles cité. Chef cuisinier quaker, dealer italien de l. a. urban, prof d'arts martiaux zimbabwéen, intellectuelle française, ethnographe britannique, jeunes expats dans le advertising ou le company, entrepreneur irlandais, restauratrice chinoise... Tous parlent de Londres, l. a. ville mondiale, où ils sont aujourd'hui chez eux. Ces "insiders" vous racontent leur histoire, los angeles ville de l’intérieur, ses codes, et remark ils sont devenus des Londoniens.

Chaque portrait livre sa sélection originale d'endroits qu’il juge incontournables : remark choisir un eating place ? Où se promener, quelles visites privilégier ? Pour quelles sorties culturelles, festives, artisanales opter ? Le livre suggest plus de 250 adresses, toutes choisies et commentées par leurs habitués : leurs meilleurs eating places, leurs meilleures sorties, leurs meilleures visites, leurs meilleurs hébergements et leurs meilleures adresses purchasing. En découvrant leurs histoires, vous n’aurez qu’une envie : embarquer pour Londres et foncer dans ces lieux qu’ils ont confiés comme à leurs meilleurs amis.

Un consultant à plusieurs voix rempli d'adresses utiles !

A PROPOS DE l. a. assortment « VIVRE MA VILLE »

Vivre ma ville, ce sont des livres de voyage avec supplément d'âme. Ils donnent les clés, les conseils, les bonnes adresses, grâce à l'expérience de ceux qui vivent sur position, là où les autres publications se contentent d'auteurs professionnels de passage. Ils offrent aussi des histoires, une chair littéraire par les interviews-portraits d'une dizaine de personnes qui présentent leur lieu de vie. Chaque portrait est un roman. Chaque portrait a un enjeu : comprendre le choix de cette vie-là. Chaque portrait permet aussi au lecteur de s'identifier, et donc de choisir ses locations en fonction de ses affinités, en fonction du personnage qui résonne le plus en lui.

LES ÉDITIONS HIKARI

Hikari Éditions est un éditeur indépendant, dédié à l. a. découverte du monde. Il a été fondé par des journalistes et des auteurs vivant à l'étranger, de l'Asie à l'Amérique du Sud, souhaitant partager leur expérience et leurs histoires au-delà des médias traditionnels.

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Download Offa's Dyke Path (Cicerone Walking Guide) by Mike Dunn PDF

By Mike Dunn

This guidebook - such as either a advisor to the path and a separate OS map e-book - describes Offa's Dyke direction nationwide path from south to north, following the longest linear earthwork in Britain, operating 177 miles alongside the English-Welsh border among Sedbury (near Chepstow) and Prestatyn at the north Wales Coast.

The ebook splits considered one of Britain's vintage trails into 12 phases appropriate for walkers of all talents. step by step direction descriptions are observed via 1:100,000 OS map extracts. additionally integrated with this guidebook is a publication of 1:25,000 OS maps, which supplies all of the mapping had to entire the path in a compact shape. A trek planner offers at a look information regarding amenities, public shipping and lodging on hand alongside the course.
The stroll is astonishingly different, taking within the decrease Wye gorge, the Severn and the Dee rift valley, the pastures and woodlands of the border nation, the distant moorland of the Black Mountains and the Clwydian diversity, and the dramatic limestone escarpments of Eglwyseg mountain. What makes it much more particular is over 60 miles strolling along the Saxon earthwork of Offa's Dyke.

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Download Scotland’s Northern Lights by Sharma Krauskopf,Charles Tait PDF

By Sharma Krauskopf,Charles Tait

came upon among the North Atlantic and the North Sea within the land of the middle of the night solar and northerly lighting fixtures are the Northern Isles of Scotland. they're truly huge archipelagos often called the Orkney and the Shetland Islands. Orkney and Shetland are diverse from the opposite islands of Scotland and the mainland, that's a part of their attract. either islands are basically treeless, with awe-inspiring seascapes and certainly hot and pleasant humans. Having been lower than the Norse affects because the first millennium their language and social constitution resembles the Norse greater than the Celts or Scots. viewers are surprised at their outstanding attractiveness, awesome humans and go back many times to those superb yet distant islands. a few of Scotland s and the realm s so much brilliant lighthouses can be found within the Northern Isles. This booklet discusses all 21 significant lighthouses within the sector such a lot of that have been equipped by means of the recognized Stevenson relatives of lighthouse engineers. the 1st and final Stevenson engineered lighthouses are between them. The ebook includes details not just concerning the lighthouse stations yet comprises background, descriptions, and critical attractions round the lighthouses. Charles Tait, a widely known Orkney photographer, illustrates each one lighthouse with excellent colored pictures.

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