A County of Small Towns
A County of Small Towns

A County of Small Towns

The Development of Hertfordshire's Urban Landscape to 1800

Edited by Terry Slater, Edited by Nigel Goose

HISTORY

240 Pages, 6 1/2 x 9 1/4

Trade Paper, $33.95 (US $33.95) (CA $42.95)

Publication Date: December 2008

ISBN 9781905313440

Rights: WOR X UK & EUR

University Hertfordshire Press (Dec 2008)
Hertfordshire Publications

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Overview

Exploring the history of the principal towns of Hertfordshire, England, from the medieval period to the 19th century, this collection of essays includes chapters on important towns, including Alban, Ashwell, Berkhamsted, Hertford, Hitchin, and Ware. A rich resource on the urban history of Hertfordshire, it features essays on topography, medieval town economy, commons and boundaries, industry, and the influence of the Dissolution on the region.

Author Biography

Terry Slater is a lecturer in historical geography at the University of Birmingham–England. He is the author of A History of Warwickshire. Nigel Goose is a professor of social and economic history and director of the center for regional and local history at the University of Hertfordshire–England.