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    DescriptionThe nineteenth century saw Weston-super-Mare grow from a tiny village of about 100 inhabitants to a thriving Victorian seaside resort of nearly 20,000 people. A further hundred years later it has a population of almost 70,000. Despite changing fortunes during the twentiteth century, as a traditional English week at the seaside was replaced by holidays overseas and short breaks in the UK, Weston has managed to adapt - and still flourishes. Sharon Poole's new book uncovers many of the changes that Weston has seen over the years, comparing old photographs with the scene today. Dramatic developments are complemented by suprising survivals - remnants of the past tat unchanged in the modern town. The illustrations are accompanied by Sharon's in-depth and knowledgable text, which will be of interest to residents and visitors alike.


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    Title
    Weston-super-Mare Past and Present
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Sharon Poole
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 144
    Width: 172 mm
    Height: 244 mm
    Thickness: 10 mm
    Weight: 330 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780750940658
    ISBN 10: 0750940654
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 15500
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T5.6
    BIC E4L: HIS
    BIC subject category V2: WQH
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1DBKEWS
    BISAC V2.8: HIS015000, TRV009070
    DC22: 942.396
    BIC subject category V2: 1DBKEWS
    Thema V1.0: WQH
    Illustrations note
    244 black and white illustrations
    Publisher
    The History Press Ltd
    Imprint name
    The History Press Ltd
    Publication date
    18 May 2006
    Publication City/Country
    Stroud
    Author Information
    Sharon Poole used to work at Weston Museum, and is a keen local historian and prolific author. This is her second book for Sutton Publishing.