Birmingham : The Building of a City

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A history of the development of the city of Birmingham, accompanied by archive photographs and more

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  • Paperback | 160 pages
  • 172 x 248 x 10mm | 400g
  • The History Press Ltd
  • Stroud, United Kingdom
  • 83 ill.
  • 0752434896
  • 9780752434896
  • 2,135,796

About Joseph McKenna

Joseph McKenna MA is a librarian in the Local Studies & History section of Birmingham Central Library. He is the author of a number of works relating to aspects of the city's more

Table of contents

1. Landscape, Settlement and Expansion; 2. The First Planned Estate; 3. The Georgian Town.; 4. The Early Nineteenth Century; 5. The Best Governed City in the World; 6. Bournville and Moor Pool; 7. The Long Summer 1900-1914; 8. Homes Fit for Heroes - Inter-War Estates; 9. The Post-War Decade; 10. Ring Roads, Bull Ring and Bright Shiny Stations; 11. The Last of the Estates; 12. Revitalising the Cityshow more