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Canal People (Junior Reference Books)

Anthony Pierce

Canal People (Junior Reference Books)

by Anthony Pierce

  • 294 Want to read
  • 7 Currently reading

Published by Dufour Editions .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • British & Irish history,
  • England

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages64
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11248924M
    ISBN 100713618116
    ISBN 109780713618112
    OCLC/WorldCa16423577

    Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My library. Much has been written on this subject, including Adeline Levine’s Love Canal: Science, Politics, and People (Lexington Books, ), an early sociological account of the controversy. Why, then, do we need another book about Love Canal now, 20 years after the event burst on our national consciousness?

      Book early for this year's Hackney, its canal, and people. Read more. Martin S September 2, Been here 10+ times. We have just published a new web video to introduce people to London canals and the London Canal Museum. "Click to listen to Martin Sachs from the London Canal Museum remembering the history of the building, once the /10(46). Click the following link to view the Canal Map Book Reference Guide.. The map books are for the most part unindexed. If searching for a specific place name, canal, region, topic, etc., use the Reference Guide to search for a particular topic (ctrl+F) or simply browse through the .

      Construction of the Suez Canal. Construction began, at the northernmost Port Said end of the canal, in early The excavation work took 10 . Oxford Canal Heritage Trail Audio Guide. The Oxford Canal Heritage Trail is a great way of exploring a less well known aspect of this famous city and it's a great way for local people and visitors to find out about places of interest located along the Oxford Canal towpath.


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