Paperback: 176 pages
Publisher: The History Press (February 1, 2001)
Product Dimensions: 6.7 x 0.4 x 9.5 inches
Amazon Rank: 5533660
Format: PDF ePub djvu ebook
Romney Marsh lies at the frontier between land and sea. It consists entirely of land gained from the sea, and being below the level of high tides, has always been threatened by flooding. Four ports now stranded miles from the sea and another lost to the sea bear witness to great changes in the coastline. The book charts the history of human occupation of a very specialized and difficult environment over the last 2000 years. Advances were made whe...