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By Geoff Brookes

ISBN-10: 1445655993

ISBN-13: 9781445655994

this can be a publication for everybody who loves Swansea, this rainswept position via the ocean. town has no longer constantly lived within the complete glare of historical past however it is a spot that has made its personal contribution to the realm, continuously having a look outwards. As Swansea’s constructed, the agricultural bad moved into the city looking for employment within the copper works and mines, every one attempting to construct a brand new existence in a cramped city. upload to this the remainder of the realm that arrived through the docks and also you get a heady and bewildering combine. From the Swansea social whirl of the Georgian meeting Rooms to the weird tale of Zeno, assassin and secret agent, Geoff Brookes takes you on an A–Z journey of Swansea’s heritage. totally illustrated with pictures from this day and the day before today, this new A–Z heritage will exhibit you the areas and the folks that experience equipped the Swansea that's enjoyed by means of either viewers and citizens alike.

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