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Belfast : a history

Author: W A Maguire
Publisher: Lancaster [England] : Carnegie, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Belfast's varied past has had a huge impact on its growth and development: its location, its industry and its particular religious and social mix have combined to produce a unique city in the context  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: W A Maguire
ISBN: 9781859361894 1859361897
OCLC Number: 468983176
Description: x, 278 pages : illustrations (some color), maps (some color) ; 25 cm
Contents: Site for a city --
Founding fathers --
War, peace and survival, 1642-1706 --
A long minority, 1706-1760 --
Architects and agitators: Belfast, 1760-1800 --
Industry, trade and politics, 1800-1860 --
"'Fit and proper persons', 1800-1860 --
Industry, trade and society, 1861-1901 --
Party politics and local government, 1861-1901 --
Heyday and crisis, 1901-1914 --
The First World War and after, 1914-1939 --
The Second World War and after, 1939-1972 --
Society and politics, 1945-1972 --
Social change, 1973-1993 --
The long war: a short history --
Postscript: renaissance, revival, reconciliation.
Responsibility: by W.A. Maguire.

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Belfast is the capital and largest city of Northern Ireland. Most of Belfast, including the city centre, is in County Antrim, but parts of East and South Belfast are in County Down. It is on the Read more...

 
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