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Part of Cambridge County Geographies

  • Date Published: November 2012
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9781107646339

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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 Sussex by George F. Bosworth 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: November 2012
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9781107646339
    • length: 154 pages
    • dimensions: 203 x 127 x 9 mm
    • weight: 0.17kg
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    1. The South-Eastern peninsula. County and shire. The word Sussex. Its origin and meaning
    2. General characteristics. Position and natural conditions. Scenery
    3. Size. Shape. Boundaries
    4. Surface and general features
    5. Watershed. Rivers
    6. Geology and soil
    7. Natural history
    8. Climate and rainfall
    9. The coast - gains and losses. Its protection - sea walls and groynes. Lighthouses and lightships
    10. People - race, dialect, settlements, population
    11. Agriculture. Main cultivations, woodlands, stock
    12. Industries and manufactures
    13. Minerals. Exhausted mining industries
    14. Fisheries and fishing stations
    15. Shipping and trade - the chief ports. Extinct ports. Cinque ports
    16. History of Sussex
    17. Antiquities - prehistoric. Roman. Saxon
    18. Architecture. (a) Ecclesiastical - churches, cathedral, abbeys
    19. Architecture. (b) Military - castles
    20. Architecture. (c) Domestic - famous seats, manor houses, cottages
    21. Communications - past and present - roads, railways, canals
    22. Administration and divisions - ancient and modern
    23. The roll of honour of the county
    24. The chief towns and villages of Sussex.

  • Author

    George F. Bosworth

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