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Part of Cambridge County Geographies

  • Date Published: December 2012
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9781107671942

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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 Bedfordshire by C. Gore Chambers was first published in 1917. 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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    • Date Published: December 2012
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9781107671942
    • length: 206 pages
    • dimensions: 203 x 127 x 12 mm
    • weight: 0.23kg
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    1. County and shire. Origin of Bedfordshire
    2. General characteristics. Position and natural conditions
    3. Size. Shape. Boundaries
    4. Surface and general features
    5. Watersheds. Rivers
    6. Geology
    7. Natural history
    8. Climate
    9. Population, race affinities, type, dialect, etc.
    10. Agriculture
    11. Market gardening
    12. Industries - lace-making. Straw-plaiting
    13. Minerals
    14. History
    15. Antiquities
    16. Architecture - (a) ecclesiastical
    17. Architecture - (b) domestic
    18. Communications - past and present
    19. Administration and divisions
    20. Roll of honour
    21. The chief towns and villages of Bedfordshire.

  • Author

    C. Gore Chambers

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