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Part of Cambridge County Geographies

  • Date Published: January 2013
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9781107616509

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  • Originally published during the early part of the twentieth century, the Cambridge County Geographies were designed to provide a series of concise guides to British regions. Aimed at the general reader, they combined a comprehensive approach to various aspects of physical and human geography with an emphasis on clarity. This guide to Renfrewshire by Frederick Mort was first published in 1912. The text is interspersed with numerous illustrative figures and also contains a list of the chief towns and villages within the county.

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    Product details

    • Date Published: January 2013
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9781107616509
    • length: 188 pages
    • dimensions: 203 x 127 x 10 mm
    • weight: 0.21kg
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    1. County and shire. The origin of Renfrewshire
    2. General characteristics. Position and relations
    3. Size of county. Boundaries
    4. Surface, soil and general features
    5. Watershed. Rivers. Lakes
    6. Geology and soil
    7. Natural history
    8. The coast line
    9. Weather and climate
    10. The people - race, language, population
    11. Agriculture
    12. Industries and manufactures
    13. Mines and minerals
    14. Shipping and trade
    15. History of the county
    16. Antiquities
    17. Architecture - (a) ecclesiastical
    18. Architecture - (b) military
    19. Architecture - (c) municipal
    20. Communications - past and present
    21. Administration and divisions
    22. The roll of honour
    23. The chief towns and villages of Renfrewshire
    Maps and diagrams.

  • Author

    Frederick Mort

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