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Barging round Britain : exploring the history of our nation's canals and waterways

Author: John Sergeant; David Bartley
Publisher: [London] Michael Joseph, 2015. ©2015.
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Barging around Britain is a beautifully-illustrated guide to a unique and fascinating part of our history: the canal network. You can explore the people and places that have forged this national treasure, from the birth of the Industrial Revolution to the 2012 Olympics. Fully-illustrated with maps and photographs, the book will trace barge routes across the UK, from the gentle downs of Somerset to the dramatic  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Sergeant; David Bartley
ISBN: 9780718180638 0718180631
OCLC Number: 905951455
Notes: "Accompanying the major new TV series"--Cover.
Description: 327 pages : illustrations (chiefly colour), colour maps, portraits ; 26 cm.
Other Titles: Barging Round Britain with John Sergeant (Television program)
Responsibility: John Sergeant and David Bartley.

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Barging around Britain is a beautifully-illustrated guide to a unique and fascinating part of our history: the canal network. You can explore the people and places that have forged this national treasure, from the birth of the Industrial Revolution to the 2012 Olympics. Fully-illustrated with maps and photographs, the book will trace barge routes across the UK, from the gentle downs of Somerset to the dramatic splendour of the Hebrides.

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