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Aberdeen, 1800 to 2000 : a new history

Author: W Hamish Fraser; C H Lee
Publisher: East Linton : Tuckwell Press, 2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book provides an understanding of the changes that have taken place in Aberdeen's economic and social structure since 1800, from the age of textiles to the age of oil.

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: W Hamish Fraser; C H Lee
ISBN: 1862321752 9781862321755 1862321086 9781862321083
OCLC Number: 875007734
Notes: Maps on endpapers.
Description: xix, 524 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Contents: Introduction - Aberdeen and its image, James Naughtie; the growth of the city, John S. Smith; people in the city, J. Andrew and D. Blaikie; the 19th century economy, Richard Perren; survival and decline - the economy 1918-1970, Richard Perren; the oil economy, David Newlands; working life in the city, William W. Knox; politics before 1918, W. Hamish fraser; local government, Clive H. Lee; social welfare - poverty and health, Clive H. Lee; housing, Nicholas J. WIlliams; education, Sydney Wood; religion, Peter Hills; elite society, Iain G.C. Hutchinson; leisure and culture - the 19th century, Irene Maver; leisure and social change - the 20th century, Irene Maver; the press, W. Hamish Fraser; villages and suburbs, John S. Smith; epilogue - the city and its people.
Responsibility: edited by W. Hamish Fraser and Clive H. Lee ; introduction by James Naughtie ; foreword by Margaret E. Smith.

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