Be Your Own House Detective: Tracing The Hidden History Of Your Own House

By: Dowdy, Mac; Austin, David; Miller, Judith

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Be Your Own House Detective, which accompanies the BBC TV series The House Detectives, will help you trace the history of your house and ensure some fun in the doing of it. The three detectives - David Austin, Mac Dowdy, and Judith Miller - are all experts in their fields. They explain how to gather evidence from both the house and the area around it, and how to analyze the material you have collected. The also guide you on how to spend time profitably at your local library finding information about local history, records covering your house or street, and even details of your home's earlier inhabitants. Fully illustrated chapters cover the Medieval, Tudor and Jacobean, regency, Victorian and Edwardian periods, allowing your detective work to be simple and entertaining. Be Your Own House Detective is a fascinating voyage of discovery into Britain's past and contains everything you will need to uncover the hidden history of your home.

Title: Be Your Own House Detective: Tracing The Hidden History Of Your Own House

Author Name: Dowdy, Mac; Austin, David; Miller, Judith

Categories: House,

Publisher: BBC Pubns: 2000-09-01

ISBN Number: 0563383143

ISBN Number 13: 9780563383147

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Used: Very Good

Jacket Condition: Very Good Jacket

Type: Hardcover

Size: 25 to 30 cm tall, Quarto, (4to)

Seller ID: 073519

Description: Illustrated throughout. 224 pages Robust packaging. 1st class post to the UK, Airmail worldwide