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The Little History of Yorkshire



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From earliest records to the present day in one easy-to-read volume. There is nothing 'little' about the history of England's largest county, Yorkshire! However, this small volume condenses a rich history into a collection of stories and facts that will make you marvel at the events this county has witnessed. From its Roman heritage through to the Industrial Revolution and beyond, discover the development of the woolen industry in and around Leeds, the coal, textile and steel industries in Sheffield and Rotherham, and the rise of spa towns at Harrogate and Scarborough. Take a journey through Yorkshire's historic struggles and celebrations or jump in to the era of your choice to discover the who, what and why of our county's history. AUTHOR: Ingrid Barton studied English at York University and later taught both English and History before becoming an illustrator and professional storyteller. SELLING POINTS: A brief but brilliant tour through the eventful history of Yorkshire An interesting and accessible history that can be read in chunks or from cover to cover! Compiled by an experienced Yorkshire author Perfect gift-sized format, based on THP's popular 'Little Book' series 30 b/w illustrations

Product code: 9780750983563

ISBN 9780750983563
Dimensions (HxWxD in mm) H198xW129
Publisher The History Press Ltd
No. Of Pages 192
From earliest records to the present day in one easy-to-read volume