Southampton Through the Ages
Edited By: P. Kilby, Conservation Architect for the City of Southampton, UK
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Book Series Title
Towns and Cities Through the Ages
"…a very interesting and well researched book…easy to read and informative. "
An enlightening account of Southampton's social and architectural history from its inception in AD43 until the present day, this book contains over 100 illustrations and photographs many of which are being published for the first time.
Providing information so far unrivalled by other leading books on Southampton, this innovative title will be of interest to the general public, as well as to amateur and professional historians.
Contents: Foreword; Prologue; Historical Introduction; The Medieval Walled Town and Town Quays; The 'Golden Age' of the Spa and Resort Periods; Southampton Docks - The Old and the New; The London and South Western Railway and the Ill-Fated Canal; The Victorian Era; Open Spaces; The Inter-War Years; World War II; The University of Southampton and the Hartley Institution; Modern Southampton; Epilogue; Bibliography; Index.