Community and identity : the making of modern Gibraltar since 1704 (Book, 2009) [WorldCat.org]
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Community and identity : the making of modern Gibraltar since 1704

Author: Stephen Constantine
Publisher: Manchester ; New York : Manchester University Press, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A study that concerns the history of Gibraltar following its military conquest in 1704, after which sovereignty of the territory was transferred from Spain to Britain and it became a British fortress  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen Constantine
ISBN: 9780719076350 0719076358 9780719080548 0719080541
OCLC Number: 1026202129
Description: 446 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents: List of tablesList of abbreviationsMap of Gibraltar, 1952Foreword: Professor Martin BlinkhornIntroduction and acknowledgements1 The demographic roots of Gibraltarian identity, 1704 to18192 A fortress economy, 1704 to 18153 Government and politics, 1704 to 18194 Demographic management: aliens and us, 1815 to the 1890s5 Economy and living standards in the nineteenth century6 Governors and the governed, 1815 to 19147 Demography and the alien in the twentieth century: creating the Gibraltarian8 Earning a living in the twentieth century9 Government and politics in the twentieth century, 1915 to 194010 Big government and self-government, 1940 to 196911 Towards the future: Constructing a Gibraltarian IdentityGuide to sources and a select bibliographyIndex -- .
Responsibility: Stephen Constantine.

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