Fifeshire

Fifeshire

by Easton S. Valentine

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781107662032
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 11/22/2012
Series: Cambridge County Geographies
Pages: 200
Product dimensions: 5.00(w) x 7.99(h) x 0.47(d)

Table of Contents

1. County and shire. The origin of Fife; 2. General characteristics. Its position and natural conditions; 3. Size. Shape. Boundaries; 4. Surface and general features; 5. Rivers and lakes; 6. Geology and soil; 7. Natural history; 8. Round the coast - Newburgh to Fife Ness; 9. Round the coast - Fife Ness to Kincardine-on-Forth; 10. Coastal gains and losses; 11. The coast - sandbanks and lighthouses; 12. Climate and rainfall; 13. People - race, dialect, population; 14. Agriculture. Main cultivations, woodlands, stock; 15. Industries and manufactures; 16. Mines and minerals; 17. Fisheries and fishing stations; 18. Shipping and trade; 19. History of the county; 20. Antiquities - prehistoric, Roman, Celtic; 21. Architecture - (a) ecclesiastical; 22. Architecture - (b) military; 23. Architecture - (c) municipal; 24. Architecture - (d) mansions and famous seats; 25. Communications - past and present: roads and railways; 26. Administration and divisions - ancient and modern; 27. The roll of honour; 28. The chief towns and villages of Fife.

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