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Part of Cambridge County Geographies

  • Date Published: December 2012
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9781107669505

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  • Originally published during the early part of the twentieth century, the Cambridge County Geographies were designed to provide a series of concise guides to British regions. Aimed at the general reader, they combined a comprehensive approach to various aspects of physical and human geography with an emphasis on clarity. This guide to Hertfordshire by R. Lydekker was first published in 1909. The text is interspersed with numerous illustrative figures and also contains a list of the chief towns and villages within the county.

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    Product details

    • Date Published: December 2012
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9781107669505
    • length: 184 pages
    • dimensions: 203 x 127 x 11 mm
    • weight: 0.2kg
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    1. County and shire. The name Hertfordshire. Its origin and meaning
    2. General characteristics of the county
    3. Size. Shape. Boundaries
    4. Surface and general features
    5. Watershed. Rivers
    6. Geology and soil
    7. Natural history
    8. Climate and rainfall
    9. People - race, dialect, settlements, population
    10. Agriculture - main cultivations, woodlands, stock
    11. Special cultivations
    12. Industries and manufactures
    13. Minerals - an exhausted industry
    14. History of Hertfordshire
    15. Antiquities - prehistoric, Roman, Saxon
    16. Architecture - (a) ecclesiastical - abbeys and churches
    17. Architecture- (b) military - castles
    18. Architecture- (c) domestic - famous seats, manor houses, cottages
    19. Communications - past and present. Roads, railways, canals
    20. Administration and divisions - ancient and modern
    21. The roll of honour of the county
    22. The chief towns and villages of Hertfordshire.

  • Author

    R. Lydekker

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