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ISBN-10: 144568179X

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Portsmouth is synonymous with the Royal army. Its naval dockyard was once at one time the world’s biggest company of a civilian team, and for lots of centuries absolutely ruled town. there have been additionally allied carrier industries that met the desires of these hired within the dockyard or the military: a large-scale tailoring undefined; brewing, with Portsmouth boasting extra pubs in line with head of inhabitants than the other urban within the united kingdom; and, after all, leisure, as its many theatres, cinemas and song halls supplied game for a wide inhabitants of off-duty sailors.

Well-known Portsmouth writer and historian Philip MacDougall takes the reader on a desirable A–Z travel of the city’s background, exploring its lesser-known nooks and crannies, and alongside the best way referring to many a story of the main fascinating humans and areas. totally illustrated with images from the previous and current, A–Z of Portsmouthwill entice citizens and viewers alike.

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