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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

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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