The Liverpool Book of Days
Discover the colourful history of Liverpool with this collection of tales from across the city. Featuring a story for every day of the year, it includes famous historical events, such as the opening of the city's first dock, the abolition of the slave trade, the opening of the Liverpool & Manchester Railway and the Hillsborough Disaster, alongside less well known and often humorous events from the city's colourful past. Featuring events from as early as 1207 right up to the present day, this fascinating selection is sure to appeal to everyone interested in one of Britain's most historically rich cities.
- Electronic book text | 368 pages
- 29 Feb 2012
- The History Press Ltd
- Stroud, United Kingdom
About Steven Horton
Steven Horton lives in Liverpool. He worked for Liverpool City Council for 16 years and is now a full time writer. He is passionate about his city and enjoys sharing its contribution to the world to a wider audience. Steven is the author of two books on the street names of Liverpool and the Wirral, has recently developed three iphone app walking tours, and has written on football history for The Times and for the Liverpool FC website.