The Swansea History Web CD ROM

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We've had a number of requests for Swansea History Web on a CD ROM. We know from your messages that many schools and interested parties only have limited access to the Internet and would like to be able to use our resource offline. So, in response to public demand here it is. 

Our CD ROM is created to order and contains the full contents of the current Swansea History Web site. The CDs are recorded to ISO 9660 standard and will run on Windows or Mac systems. All you need is a quality web browser such as Internet Explorer or Netscape Navigator, and if you're reading this you've already got one. 

The Swanseahistoryweb CD costs just 16.99 which includes postage and packing.

If you're a regular you know that Swanseahistoryweb grows and changes regularly, so you might want to consider our subscription package which gives you the current CD plus three quarterly upgrades for 39.99.

If you're a school, library or other educational institution please contact us for further details.

Ordering: We're sorry but we don't have a e-Commerce system as yet but print off this order form and we'll meet your needs.

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SHW's Book of the Month:

Salt by Mark Kurlansky

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This is not a local history book and Mark Kurlansky is a journalist not a local historian. Nevertheless he has produced a fascinating history of one of the world's basic commodities. I first came across Kurlansky with his book about the history of Cod. I think anyone who wants to know about the history of the Bristol Channel has to be familiar with the fish and how it encouraged Bristol fishermen to discover the Grand Banks. Salt is another offbeat yet fundamental bit of our history. We've had a popular web page on salt for ages and Swansea had a Salthouse Point at the mouth of the River Tawe for centuries. Kurlansky takes you on a journey across space and time to discover the importance of salt for mankind. From Jericho to Gandhi, salt has had an important part to play. This is a lovely book that enhances the quality of history for it adds depth and value to something we use every day. (Nigel Robins)

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