Ipswich History Tour (History Tour)
By: Caleb Howgego (author)Paperback
Ipswich, the county town of Suffolk, lies on the estuary of the River Orwell in East Anglia. The town has a rich and varied history with continued human habitation dating back to at least the fifth century. As a result, it has grown up with England from its earliest beginnings and has witnessed untold changes from the Norman Conquest - when the town's name was recorded in the Little Domesday Book of 1086 as Gepeswiz - to the Industrial Revolution, which saw the re-emergence of the town as a thriving port. Ipswich History Tour is a unique insight into the illustrious history of this famous Suffolk town, its well-known streets and famous faces, and explains what they meant to local people throughout the nineteenth and into the twentieth century. Readers are invited to follow a timeline of events and watch the changing face of Ipswich as author Caleb Howgego guides us through the local streets.
Born and bred in Ipswich, Caleb Howgego developed a fascination for the town's history early on. He has a BA in History and Politics from the University of East Anglia, runs his own blog on the local history of Ipswich and has worked for the Colchester and Ipswich Museum Service.
Number Of Pages:
- ID: 9781445655833
- Saver Delivery: Yes
- 1st Class Delivery: Yes
- Courier Delivery: Yes
- Store Delivery: Yes
Prices are for internet purchases only. Prices and availability in WHSmith Stores may vary significantly
© Copyright 2013 - 2016 WHSmith and its suppliers.
WHSmith High Street Limited Greenbridge Road, Swindon, Wiltshire, United Kingdom, SN3 3LD, VAT GB238 5548 36