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The Little History of Essex

By Judith Williams

9780750970419

ISBN: 9780750970419

Published: 13-11-2017


The Little History of Essex

By Judith Williams

ISBN: 9780750970419

Published: 13-11-2017

About This Book

There is nothing ‘little’ about the history of Essex! However, this small volume condenses that fascinating, rich history into a collection of stories and facts that will make you marvel at the events our county has witnessed. Discover the development of ship building at Harwich, the silk and woollen industries in central Essex, the fortunes of Chelmsford and Colchester and the rise of seaside resorts at Southend and Clacton. Take a journey through Essex’s historic struggles and celebrations or jump in to the era of your choice to discover the who, what and why of our county’s history.

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