The Resource South Devon : stone age to Cold War, Derek Tait, (electronic resource)

South Devon : stone age to Cold War, Derek Tait, (electronic resource)

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South Devon : stone age to Cold War
Title
South Devon
Title remainder
stone age to Cold War
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Derek Tait
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Language
eng
Summary
South Devon is steeped in history from prehistoric settlements, standing stones and Roman occupation, to the sites of Civil War battles and the various departure points of troops leaving for D-Day during the Second World War.Woolly rhinoceroses and woolly mammoths, as well as prehistoric deer and lion once roamed the area now known as Plymouth, while at Sidmouth, on the Jurassic coast, jaw bones and teeth from carnivorous reptiles that pre-date the dinosaurs have been discovered.During its diverse history, Sir Francis Drake played bowls on the Hoe as the Armada arrived, the Pilgrim Fathers left from the Barbican in Plymouth and headed to the new world in America and prisoners during the Napoleonic Wars lived freely with the residents of Ashburton. Famous residents have included Sir Francis Drake, Sir Walter Raleigh, Vice-Admiral Sir Thomas Masterman Hardy , Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, Nancy Astor and Agatha Christie.The area is home to the notorious Dartmoor prison, as well as home to well-known institutions such as Buckfast Abbey and Dartmouth Royal Naval College.This book covers a period from prehistoric times, and the earliest discovery of human remains in the UK, to the numerous conflicts and battles that have taken place in the area, as well as discussing the many people who have influenced South Devon over the years
Cataloging source
Midwest
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1961-
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Tait, Derek
Dewey number
942.35
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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hoopla digital
Series statement
Visitor's historic Britain
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  • Electronic books
  • Devon (England)
Target audience
adult
Label
South Devon : stone age to Cold War, Derek Tait, (electronic resource)
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rdacarrier
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multicolored
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text
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  • txt
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rdacontent
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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Isbn
9781526704177
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(electronic bk.)
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computer
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rdamedia
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13059839
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MWT13059839
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remote
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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South Devon : stone age to Cold War, Derek Tait, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781526704177
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
13059839
Publisher number
MWT13059839
Specific material designation
remote
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Mode of access: World Wide Web

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