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Two Large Books on BIRMINGHAM TOWN Carl Chinn Patrick Baird

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BOOK 1 = THE STREETS OF BRUM Part One = Carl Chinn.

Birmingham's streets, roads and lanes are an absorbing aspect of our history. They call out to us about long dead landowners, notable figures from the history of England, Brummies long forgotten, farms that have been swept away by the outpouring of our city, remarkable physical features, distant battles, intriguing foreign places and mysterious happenings. Such names almost demand of us that we ask questions of them....................................................................

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Why is Conybere Street so called? Where is the Fashoda that is highlighted in a Stirchley road? How did AB Row gain its name? For what reason are the Adderleys brought to mind in Saltley? ........................

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Did people wash themselves in Bath Row? Were cherries once picked in Cherry Street? And where were Fisherman's Hut Lane, Noah's Ark Passage, Devil's Tooth Hollow Yard and The Froggery. In this deeply researched book, Carl Chinn looks at scores of street names, bringing to life their meaning and those people who belonged to them...........................................GREAT PICTURES

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Carl Chinn MBE is Director of the Birmingham Lives multimedia project at South Birmingham College, Professor of Community History at The University of Birmingham, a broadcaster with BBC WM and a columnist with the Birmingham Evening Mail. The Streets of Brum: Part One is his 21st book.....................

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BOOK 2 = PAST AND PRESENT BIRMINGHAM CHANGING FACE = PATRICK BAIRD PETER DRAKE - HARDBACK BOOK - WH SMITH

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Since the development of photography in the middle of the last century, the picture of our pasts provided by the written chronicle, the museum artefact or by failing memory has been augmented by the most vivid and immediate relic of former times, the photograph........

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Authenticating even as it describes, the photograph is of its time in a way that other

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