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Electricity comes to Cheltenham

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This book tells the story of how in May 1895 a public electricity supply was introduced in Cheltenham. How it was taken through near financial disaster in 1904, through mass protest meetings and public enquiries and through 2 world wars to become an essential feature of modern life. In looking at the progress of the enterprise, we see, reflected in the wider picture of how our attitudes and our living and working conditions have changed n this century.

This copy is in very good condition.

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Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
First 1995
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0952534509
ISBN-13:
9780952534501
Number of pages:
172
Publisher:
Glenside

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This book tells the story of how in May 1895 a public electricity supply was introduced in Cheltenham. How it was taken through near financial disaster in 1904, through mass protest meetings and public enquiries and through 2 world wars to become an essential feature of modern life. In looking at the progress of the enterprise, we see, reflected in the wider picture of how our attitudes and our living and working conditions have changed n this century.

This copy is in very good condition.

Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
First 1995
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0952534509
ISBN-13:
9780952534501
Number of pages:
172
Publisher:
Glenside

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