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City status in the British Isles, 1830-2000

Author: J V Beckett
Publisher: Aldershot : Ashgate, 2005.
Series: Historical urban studies.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Based on a wide variety of government and civic records, this book traces the changing nature of city status, particularly through the 19th and 20th centuries. Beginning with an explaination of how  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: J V Beckett
ISBN: 0754650677 9780754650676
OCLC Number: 58831592
Description: 210 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Contents: Introduction; The city in British history; Civic rivalry: Manchester and the quest for city status, 1836-88; Civic pride: towns into cities, 1888-1914; Civic status and civic promotion: the inter-war years; Politicians and City Status, 1945-69; Boosting the Town, Selling the City 1970-2000; The Millennium competition; The Golden Jubilee competition, 2002; Conclusion; Appendix: United Kingdom cities in 2002; Bibliography and references; Index.
Series Title: Historical urban studies.
Responsibility: John Beckett.

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