This book is Alice James' second selection of Fareham pictures in the Archive Photograph Series. In this volume she extends her attention to the areas around the town, including Wallington, Old Turnpike, Knowle, Wickham and Portchester as well as Fareham itself. This is an area that is being developed at a very rapid pace. Through the 220 high-quality images in this book, experienced local author, Alice James shows some of these changes. her collection vigorously compares and contrasts those areas that have succumbed to the dramatic force of progress, Included in the selection are some recent photographs that demonstrate the extensive changes of the past two decades, as well as many pictures showing how Fareham and its environs appeared earlier in the twentieth century. Through the use of evocative and often poignant pictures, as well as captions which impart a wealth of local knowledge, the author brings the past of this beautiful part of Hampshire to life.