A Century of the East End: Events, People and Places Over the 20th Century by Rosemary Taylor

A Century of the East End: Events, People and Places Over the 20th Century by Rosemary Taylor

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Includes a selection of photographs that illustrates the transformation that has taken place in the East End during the 20th century. This book offers an insight into the daily lives and living conditions of local people and gives the reader glimpses and details of familiar places during this century of unprecedented change.

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This fascinating selection of photographs illustrates the extraordinary transformation that has taken place in the East End during the 20th century. This book offers an insight into the daily lives and living conditions of local people and gives the reader glimpses and details of familiar places during this century of unprecedented change. Many aspects of the East End's recent history are covered, famous occasions and individuals are remembered and the impact of national and international events is witnessed. This book provides a striking account of the changes that have so altered the East End's appearance and records the process of transformation. Drawing on detailed local knowledge of the community, and illustrated with a wealth of black-and-white photographs, this book recalls what the East End has lost in terms of buildings, traditions and ways of life. It also acknowledges the regeneration that has taken place and celebrates the character and energy of local people as they move through the first years of this new century.

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SKU GOR003307278
Title A Century of the East End: Events, People and Places Over the 20th Century
Author By (author) Rosemary Taylor
Condition VERYGOOD
Binding Type Paperback
Publisher The History Press Ltd
Year Published 2007
Number of Pages 120
ISBN 10 0750949120
ISBN 13 9780750949125
Edition N/A
Prizes N/A
Cover Note: Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual cover or edition may vary.
Note: This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.
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This fascinating selection of photographs illustrates the extraordinary transformation that has taken place in the East End during the 20th century. This book offers an insight into the daily lives and living conditions of local people and gives the reader glimpses and details of familiar places during this century of unprecedented change. Many aspects of the East End's recent history are covered, famous occasions and individuals are remembered and the impact of national and international events is witnessed. This book provides a striking account of the changes that have so altered the East End's appearance and records the process of transformation. Drawing on detailed local knowledge of the community, and illustrated with a wealth of black-and-white photographs, this book recalls what the East End has lost in terms of buildings, traditions and ways of life. It also acknowledges the regeneration that has taken place and celebrates the character and energy of local people as they move through the first years of this new century.
Additional Information

Additional Information

SKU GOR003307278
Title A Century of the East End: Events, People and Places Over the 20th Century
Author By (author) Rosemary Taylor
Condition VERYGOOD
Binding Type Paperback
Publisher The History Press Ltd
Year Published 2007
Number of Pages 120
ISBN 10 0750949120
ISBN 13 9780750949125
Edition N/A
Prizes N/A
Cover Note: Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual cover or edition may vary.
Note: This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.
Ex Library No

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