Amberley Publishing - Transport, Military, Local and General History

A-Z of Coventry

Places-People-History

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Author: David McGrory

Despite the devastation it suffered from German bombs and city planners, Coventry can boast a fascinating history dating back centuries. The city has played a major part in the economic and cultural life of the country: it was a major centre of bicycle manufacture before becoming the home of many of the country's main car makers; it is home to one of the world’s best loved cathedrals and the country’s best Guildhall; it changed the modern world with Europe’s first pedestrian precinct and has the country’s first post-war theatre.

Local author David McGrory takes the reader on a fascinating A–Z tour of the city's history, exploring its nooks and crannies, and telling stories of the buildings, places and residents along the way. Fully illustrated with photographs from the past and present, A–Z of Coventry will appeal to residents and visitors alike.

Book ISBN 9781445674889

Book Format Paperback

pages 96 pages

Publication Date 15 Apr 2018

Height 234

Width 165

Illustrations 100

Available on: Sunday 15th April 2018

Regular Price: £14.99

Special Price: £13.49

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