A Century of the North Wales Coast

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ISBN-13 : 9780752457703

Page : 128 pages

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This fascinating selection of photographs illustrates the extraordinary transformation that has taken place on the North Wales coast over the last hundred years. The 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 a century of unprecedented change. Many aspects of the North Wales coast's recent history are covered, famous occasions and individuals are remembered and the impact of national and international events is witnessed. The book provides a striking account of the changes that have taken place in the area 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 has changed in the area in terms of buildings, traditions and ways of life. It also acknowledges and celebrates the character and energy of local people as they move through the first years of this century.

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