Anglesey Through Time

Author: Warren Kovach
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ISBN: 9781445616520
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Anglesey is an island steeped in history. Situated off the North Wales Coast, Anglesey (Ynys Mon in Welsh) has seen many people come and go. Prehistoric standing stones and burial chambers dot the landscape alongside Iron Age and Roman era settlements, medieval churches, fishing villages, Victorian towns and modern industrial sites. Towns such as Llangefni and Beaumaris are pictured with their modern shopfronts alongside images of their old, simpler facades. The Menai and Britannia Bridges are shown with their older structures compared to their current refurbished forms. Seaside towns are pictured teeming with sailing ships in the old days and pleasure cruisers today. This book aids those who are discovering the island for the first time, as well as residents wondering what it looked like in their grandparents' days.

Anglesey Railways Through Time

Author: Mike Hitches
Editor: Amberley Publishing Limited
ISBN: 1445637154
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This fascinating selection of photographs traces some of the many ways in which Anglesey Railways have changed and developed over the last century.

A Welsh Landscape Through Time

Author: Jane Kenney
Editor: Oxbow Books
ISBN: 1789256925
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Holy Island is a small island just off the west coast of Anglesey, North Wales, which is rich in archaeology of all periods. Between 2006 and 2010, archaeological excavations in advance of a major Welsh Government development site, Parc Cybi, enabled extensive study of the island’s past. Over 20 hectares were investigated, revealing a busy and complex archaeological landscape, which could be seen evolving from the Mesolithic period through to the present day. Major sites discovered include an Early Neolithic timber hall aligned on an adjacent chambered tomb and an Iron Age settlement, the development of which is traced by extensive dating and Bayesian analysis. A Bronze Age ceremonial complex, along with the Neolithic tomb, defined the cultural landscape for subsequent periods. A long cist cemetery of a type common on Anglesey proved, uncommonly, to be late Roman in date, while elusive Early Medieval settlement was indicated by corn dryers. This wealth of new information has revolutionised our understanding of how people have lived in, and transformed, the landscape of Holy Island. Many of the sites are also significant in a broader Welsh context and inform the understanding of similar sites across Britain and Ireland.

A Z Of The Isle Of Anglesey

Author: Warren Kovach
Editor: Amberley Publishing Limited
ISBN: 144569560X
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Explores the Isle of Anglesey in this fully illustrated A-Z guide to its history, people and places.

Anglesey In 50 Buildings

Author: Warren Kovach
Editor: Amberley Publishing Limited
ISBN: 144567257X
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Explores the rich and fascinating history of Anglesey through an examination of some of its greatest architectural treasures.

Bangor Around Through Time

Author: Steven Dickens
Editor: Amberley Publishing Limited
ISBN: 1445632896
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This fascinating selection of photographs traces some of the many ways in which Bangor and it's surrounding area has changed and developed over the last century.

The Solway Firth To Hartland Point The Fishing Industry Through Time

Author: Mike Smylie
Editor: Amberley Publishing Limited
ISBN: 1445614677
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This fascinating selection of photographs traces some of the many ways in which the fishing industry from the Solway Firth to Hartland Point has changed and developed over the last century

Brachiopods Through Time

Author: D. I. MacKinnon
Editor: CRC Press
ISBN: 9789061911609
File Size: 71,32 MB
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A History Of The Island Of Mona Or Anglesey

Author: Angharad Llwyd
Editor:
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Secret Anglesey

Author: Geraint Wyn Hughes
Editor: Amberley Publishing Limited
ISBN: 144569204X
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Secret Anglesey explores the lesser-known history of the island of Anglesey in Wales through a fascinating selection of stories, unusual facts and attractive photographs.

Burslem Through Time

Author: Mervyn Edwards
Editor: Amberley Publishing Limited
ISBN: 144562723X
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Giants Of Anglesey

Author: C. E. Smith
Editor: iUniverse
ISBN: 1462033601
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A year ago, Kyle Dunlop and his friends stumbled upon a secret, subterranean world inhabited by goblins, elves, giants, dragons, and other magical creatures. While he was there, he unleashed a curse that nearly cost him his life. Is it any wonder, then, that Kyle is filled with dread when he suddenly receives a summons to return? Ignoring the Goblin King’s appeal for help really isn’t much of an option. Kyle is the only hope the Little People have of ridding the land of the evil that now threatens them. But as Kyle faces this dilemma, a mysterious Druid has already begun to carry out a carefully planned quest for vengeance. After resurrecting terrible fiends to assist him, the evil Druid uses his unique powers to persuade an army of giants—including four powerful fire giants—to destroy the Little People once and for all. The only hope the Little People have is the Hammer of Thor—the one weapon that could swing the balance of power the other way—and Kyle is the only one who can wield its extraordinary energy. The sequel to Draupner’s Curse, Giants of Anglesey combines magic, excitement, and adventure in a fantastical voyage fit for a king!

Decoding Neolithic Atlantic And Mediterranean Island Ritual

Author: George Nash
Editor: Oxbow Books
ISBN: 1785700537
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What constitutes an island and the archaeology contained within? Is it the physicality of its boundary (between shoreline and sea)? Does this physical barrier extend further into a watery zone? Archaeologically, can islands be defined by cultural heritage and influence? Clearly, and based on these few probing questions, islands are more than just lumps of rock and earth sitting in the middle of a sea or ocean. An island is a space which, when described in terms of topography, landscape form and resources, becomes a place. A place can sometimes be delineated with barriers and boundaries; it may also have a perimeter and can be distinguished from the space that surrounds it. The 16 papers presented here explore the physicality, and levels of insularity of individual islands and island groups during prehistory through a series of case studies on Neolithic island archaeology in the Atlantic and Mediterranean regions. For the eastern Atlantic (the Atlantic Archipelago) papers discuss the sacred geographies and material culture of Neolithic Gotland, Orkney, and Anglesey and the architecture of and ritual behavior associated with megalithic monuments in the Channel Islands and the Scilly Isles. The Mediterranean region is represented by a different type of Neolithic, both in terms of architecture and material culture. Papers discuss theoretical constructs and ritual deposition, cave sites, ritualized and religious aspects of Neolithic death and burial; metaphysical journeys associated with the underworld in Late Neolithic Malta and the possible role of its Temple Period art in ritual activities; and palaeoenvironmental evidence from the Neolithic monuments of Corsica. The cases examined illustrate the diversity of the evidence available that affords a better understanding of the European-Mediterranean Neolithic 'island society', not least the effects of interaction/contact and/or geographical insularity/isolation, all factors that are considered to have consequences for the establishment and modification of cultures in island settings.

This Small Corner Of Time The After Cilmeri Series Companion

Author: Sarah Woodbury
Editor: The Morgan-Stanwood Publishing Group
ISBN:
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Open a door to the world of the After Cilmeri series! With chapters on historical context, the Welsh language, characters, places in the books, and the writing process, and including hundreds of photographs, maps, timelines, and family trees, this guide highlights the characters, places, and worlds brought to life by the series' first fifteen novels.

Welsh Environments In Contemporary Poetry

Author: Matthew Jarvis
Editor: University of Wales Press
ISBN: 1786837323
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Welsh Environments in Contemporary Poetry’ examines the question of how recent English-language poetry from Wales has responded to the diverse physical environments of Wales. The first volume to offer a sustained assessment of Welsh poetry in English within the context of recent developments in environmental literary criticism, this book also draws on aspects of human geography to explore the rich contemporary poetics of Welsh space and place. Opening with an examination of poets from the 1960s as well as the early work of R.S. Thomas, ‘Welsh Environments in Contemporary Poetry’ subsequently concentrates on the poetry of writers who have come to prominence since the 1970s: Gillian Clarke, Ruth Bidgood, Robert Minhinnick, Mike Jenkins, Christine Evans, and Ian Davidson.Close reading of key texts reveals the way in which these writers variously create Welsh places, landscapes, and environments – fashioning rural and urban spaces into poetic geographies that are both abundantly physical and inescapably cultural. Far from reducing Wales to mere scenery, the poetry that emerges from this book engages with the environments of Wales, not just for their own sake, but as a crucial way of exploring key issues in Welsh culture – from the negotiation of female identity in a land of masculine myths to the exploration of Welsh space in a global context.

Welsh Military Airfields Through Time

Author: Alan Phillips
Editor: Amberley Publishing Limited
ISBN: 144563208X
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An interesting look at the Welsh Military Airfields locations used during the war.

The History Of Volcanic Action In The Area Of The British Isles

Author: Sir Archibald Geikie
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Discovery Of Tourism Economics

Author: Larry Dwyer
Editor: Emerald Group Publishing
ISBN: 0857246828
File Size: 56,97 MB
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Presents the personal histories of some of the world's leading tourism economists, many of whom pioneered the field. This book offers a collection of personal experiences and is a literary celebration of the global community of economic scholars working in tourism. It provides a culturally and geographically diverse set of autobiographies.

An Inventory Of The Ancient Monuments In Anglesey

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Editor: RCAHMW
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The Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Wales has a leading national role in developing and promoting understanding of the archaeological, built and maritime heritage of Wales, as the originator, curator and supplier of authoritative information for individual, corporate and governmental decision makers, researchers, and the general public.

A Welsh Landscape Through Time

Author: Jane Kenney
Editor: Oxbow Books
ISBN: 1789256909
File Size: 34,62 MB
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Holy Island is a small island just off the west coast of Anglesey, North Wales, which is rich in archaeology of all periods. Between 2006 and 2010, archaeological excavations in advance of a major Welsh Government development site, Parc Cybi, enabled extensive study of the island’s past. Over 20 hectares were investigated, revealing a busy and complex archaeological landscape, which could be seen evolving from the Mesolithic period through to the present day. Major sites discovered include an Early Neolithic timber hall aligned on an adjacent chambered tomb and an Iron Age settlement, the development of which is traced by extensive dating and Bayesian analysis. A Bronze Age ceremonial complex, along with the Neolithic tomb, defined the cultural landscape for subsequent periods. A long cist cemetery of a type common on Anglesey proved, uncommonly, to be late Roman in date, while elusive Early Medieval settlement was indicated by corn dryers. This wealth of new information has revolutionised our understanding of how people have lived in, and transformed, the landscape of Holy Island. Many of the sites are also significant in a broader Welsh context and inform the understanding of similar sites across Britain and Ireland.