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Part of Cambridge County Geographies

  • Date Published: December 2012
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9781107651579

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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 Cambridgeshire by T. McKenny Hughes and Mary Caroline Hughes 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: 9781107651579
    • length: 286 pages
    • dimensions: 203 x 127 x 16 mm
    • weight: 0.31kg
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    1. County and shire
    2. General characteristics. Position and natural conditions
    3. Size. Shape. Boundaries
    4. Surface and general features
    5. The Fens
    6. Watershed and rivers
    7a. Geology and soil
    7b. Geology and soil
    8. Natural history
    9. Climate
    10. People - race, dialect, settlements, population
    11. Agriculture
    12. Forestry
    13. Special cultivations
    14. Industries and manufactures
    15. Mines and mineral
    16. Fishing
    17. Shipping and trade
    18. History
    19. Antiquities
    20. Architecture - (a) ecclesiastical
    21. Architecture - (b) military
    22. Architecture - (b) domestic
    23. Communications: past and present
    24. Administration and divisions of the county
    25. Roll of honour of the county
    26. The chief towns and villages of Cambridgeshire

  • Author

    T. McKenny Hughes

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