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Part of Cambridge County Geographies

  • Date Published: January 2013
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9781107619722

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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 Glamorganshire by J. H. Wade was first published in 1914. 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: January 2013
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9781107619722
    • length: 214 pages
    • dimensions: 203 x 127 x 12 mm
    • weight: 0.24kg
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    1. County and shire. The name Glamorgan
    2. General characteristics
    3. Size. Shape. Boundaries
    4. Surface and general features
    5. Geology and soil
    6. Watershed and rivers
    7. Natural history
    8. A peregrination of the coast
    9. Coastal gains and losses: sandbanks and lighthouses
    10. Climate and rainfall
    11. People - race. Language. Population
    12. Agriculture
    13. Industries and manufactures
    14. Mines and minerals
    15. Fisheries and fishing stations
    16. Shipping and trade. Chief ports
    17. History of Glamorganshire
    18. Antiquities
    19. Architecture - (a) ecclesiastical
    20. Architecture - (b) military
    21. Architecture - (c) domestic
    22. Communications - past and present
    23. Administration
    24. The roll of honour
    25. The chief towns and villages of Glamorganshire.

  • Author

    J. H. Wade

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