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The British Empire in 100 Facts

The British Empire in 100 Facts

Britain's Lost High Streets

An Illustrated History of Everyday Life in Our Villages, Towns and Cities

Publication Date15th October 2014

Book FormatPaperback

pages128

Illustrations140

Height234

Width165

A unique portrait of the streets where Britons have worked, shopped and played –and how they have been transformed over the decades.
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ISBN
9781445643601

The British high street has always formed an integral part of our villages, towns and cities; for centuries, it has been at the centre of our everyday lives. However, the way we shop, travel around, work and play at the heart of our communities has evolved with our changing lifestyles, from the days of horse and carriage to the demise of our local independent shops.


Drawing on a stunning collection of archive images from all over Britain, the dramatic transformations on our high streets from the days of Queen Victoria to the post-war years are explored and showcased here, painting a compelling and vivid picture of daily life as it used to be and transporting the reader back to a long-lost age.

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