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    DescriptionEaling was once known as the 'Queen of the Suburbs', though this phrase is more commonly used now by estate agents. Ealing Through Time enables the reader to judge for themselves whether the viewpoints of Ealing justify the title in question, both in the past and in contemporary times. Ealing was a 'country town near London' when these postcards were commissioned. It was blessed by many fine open spaces and was near to the countryside too. Yet it also had good transport links by train and tram to the capital and the West of England. It had a number of prestigious private schools and other establishments that made it attractive to middle-class residents. Much the same can be said now, despite the many changes that have taken place in the last century.

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    Ealing Through Time
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Jonathan Oates, By (author) Paul Lang
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 96
    Width: 165 mm
    Height: 235 mm
    Thickness: 12 mm
    Weight: 306 g
    ISBN 13: 9781445617121
    ISBN 10: 1445617129

    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1DBKESL
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T5.6
    BIC E4L: HIS
    BIC subject category V2: WQH
    BISAC V2.8: PHO019000, HIS000000
    BIC subject category V2: WQP, 1DBKESL
    BISAC V2.8: PHO023100
    DC23: 942.18408
    Thema V1.0: WQP, WQH
    Amberley Publishing
    Imprint name
    Amberley Publishing
    Publication date
    31 October 2013
    Publication City/Country
    Author Information
    Dr Oates had been Borough Archivist for Ealing since 1999 and has had over twenty books published, mostly about aspects of London's local and criminal history. He has also given numerous talks about Ealing's history. Paul Howard Lang has been Ealing Hospital's Librarian for three decades. He has a large postcard collection and a fascination for the history of the hospital at whose library he is employed. This is his third book.