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A history of Bath : image and reality

Author: Graham Davis; Penny Bonsall
Publisher: Lancaster : Carnegie, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Bath is one of the most popular and significant tourist destinations in Britain. This book explores 2000 years of change, variety and interest, focusing on the lives of ordinary residents, and  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Graham Davis; Penny Bonsall
ISBN: 9781859361122 1859361129
OCLC Number: 123110844
Description: v, 329 pages : illustrations (some color), maps (some color), portraits ; 25 cm
Contents: Introduction 1 1 Origins and early history 9 The natural setting and prehistory of Bath 9 Aquae Sulis: the Roman spa 18 Sub-Roman and Saxon Bath 30 2 Norman Conquest to 1700 37 Cathedral city and woollen centre 38 Change and continuity in the early modern period 47 Revival of the spa 67 3 Frivolity and fashion, 1700-1820 83 The building of Bath 83 The fashionable company 112 4 The lower orders, 1700-1820 130 Beggars, rogues and vagabonds 130 The labouring poor 134 Poverty and protest 146 5 Genteel residence, 1820-1914 151 A new image for Bath 153 Taking the waters: visitors and the Bath season 166 Residents and residential life 184 6 A city at work, 1820-1914 189 Changing occupations amid the growth of industry 189 Working-class society, social control and living standards 205 7 Voice of the people, 1820-1914 217 Popular movements and parliamentary politics 220 Consensus and conflict: urban politics in Bath 231 8 Twentieth-century Bath 247 The emergence of modern Bath, 1914-1945 247 Change and continuity from 1945 to the 1980s 274 9 Heritage city 283 Whose city? Planners, preservationists and people 283 Into the twenty-first century 295 New schemes and a new Bath 304 Acknowledgements 309 Notes and references 310 Further reading 321 Index 325
Responsibility: Graham Davis and Penny Bonsall.

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