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By Nicholas Crane

Coast is one in all Britain's best-loved television sequence, frequently attracting a viewership of over 3.5 million. it's also a best-selling e-book sequence, yet this is often the 1st e-book to be written by way of a Coast presenter and providing tales from each sequence and extra, to create the definitive consultant to our beach. Nicholas Crane brings his geographer's eye and love of the British panorama to take you on a captivating trip alongside our beach. either a party of and reference consultant to the the coast, Nick attracts on the entire parts that experience made the sequence so successful, from neighborhood heritage to nationwide protection, forts and ports, fishermen and artists, sacred constructions and distinctive cartography, in addition to taking in iconic landmarks, beach vacations and, after all, flora and fauna. Nick's evocative prose and vast wisdom infuse this publication, which mixed with colour plate sections, make this an unmissable buy for all enthusiasts of the British coast.

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Living in cr owded bunks in the buildings that sprang up behind the godowns, or war ehouses, these immigrants formed secret societies, social and political organizations made up of r esidents who shared similar ancestr y or Chinese hometowns. These clan gr oups helped ne w arrivals get settled and find work, and carried money and messages back to workers’ families in China. B ut it was the secr et societies’ other contribution—to gambling, str eet crime, and violence—that helped fuel S ingapore’s image as a lawless boomtown, filled with all the ex citement and danger of a frontier town in America’s Wild West.

F arrell (Knopf ). A highly enjo yable work of historical fiction written b y a Booker P rize SINGAPORE IN DEPTH 51-seat Legislativ e Assembly. I n the first elections for this body, in 1959, the popular P AP sw ept 43 of the seats and Lee Kuan Yew became the city-state ’s first prime minister . I t wasn ’t until after his election that it became evident that Lee ’s politics were not in line with communist ideals. After his election, it was Lee ’s wish to see S ingapore and M alaya unite as one nation, but the M alayan government was fearful of S ingapore’s dominant Chinese influence and fought to keep the city-state out.

F arrell (Knopf ). A highly enjo yable work of historical fiction written b y a Booker P rize SINGAPORE IN DEPTH 51-seat Legislativ e Assembly. I n the first elections for this body, in 1959, the popular P AP sw ept 43 of the seats and Lee Kuan Yew became the city-state ’s first prime minister . I t wasn ’t until after his election that it became evident that Lee ’s politics were not in line with communist ideals. After his election, it was Lee ’s wish to see S ingapore and M alaya unite as one nation, but the M alayan government was fearful of S ingapore’s dominant Chinese influence and fought to keep the city-state out.

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