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    DescriptionHighly illustrated hardback book of the navigable waterways of Britain. It is packed with maps of the canals and photographs of scenes along the waterways. Regarded as the 'quickest way of slowing down', the canals and rivers of Britain evoke a bygone era when life moved at a more leisurely pace. Founded on the careful selection of a variety of significant navigations, The Times Waterways of Britain offers a well-rounded view of the contemporary inland waterways system. This picture is built up by delving into their historical past, by a close examination of the present scene, together with a forward glance towards future directions and development. Focusing on some of the many disparate strands of the fabric that go to make up our inland waterways, this book sets the evolution of the canals and navigable rivers against the social, economic and industrial backdrop of their time. / Features a timeline of important waterway developments from early beginnings through to the present day -- with a look towards the future. / Offers an insight into the sometimes hidden wealth of waterway features and heritage. / Illustrated with mapping, archive and over 300 contemporary photographs. / Facts and figures for selected waterways. / Highlights cities, towns and places of interest. / Introduces the diverse wildlife to be found along the waterways. / Suggests ways to explore the waterways further.


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    Title
    "Times" Waterways of Britain
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Jonathan Mosse
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 304
    Width: 238 mm
    Height: 264 mm
    Thickness: 26 mm
    Weight: 1,501 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780007366330
    ISBN 10: 0007366337
    Classifications

    BIC subject category V2: WTH
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1DBK
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T12.5
    BIC E4L: TRA
    BIC subject category V2: WGGN
    DC22: 386.460941
    BISAC V2.8: TRA000000
    BIC subject category V2: 1DBK
    Thema V1.0: WG
    Illustrations note
    With index
    Publisher
    HarperCollins Publishers
    Imprint name
    TIMES BOOKS
    Publication date
    30 September 2010
    Publication City/Country
    London