Canterbury Then & Now

Canterbury Then & Now

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Every town and city saw changes occur throughout the twentieth century, and Canterbury was no exception. Canterbury Then & Now takes you on a tour around the narrow streets and timber-framed buildings of both the Canterbury of decades past and the Canterbury of the present day. Even in the streets surrounding the famous cathedral, historic views have been dramatically altered by twentieth-century slum clearances, the effects of the Blitz and aggressive town planning. In forty-five colourful pairings of archive scenes with modern photography, Paul Crampton captivatingly illustrates the most significant of the changes that have taken place in Canterbury, from the redevelopment of the city centre to the evolution of modern transport and fashions, taking the reader on a fascinating journey through the history of Canterbury's more

Product details

  • Hardback | 96 pages
  • 170 x 242 x 14mm | 439.98g
  • The History Press Ltd
  • Stroud, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Illustrations (some col.)
  • 0752462962
  • 9780752462967
  • 1,195,232

About Paul Crampton

Paul Crampton, after 28 years in a salaried job for BT, took early retirement in order to pursue his passion to write fiction and non-fiction books, as well as setting up his own online second-hand book-selling business. He owns a large archive of Canterbury photographs, many of which have never been published more