Priestley's Bradford

Priestley's Bradford

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Description

Through a selection of over 200 contemporary photographic images and biographical writings, this book examines the influences of Edwardian Bradford, which were at work upon JB Priestley in his formative years. This work gives an insight into the pre-First World War Bradford way of life.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 128 pages
  • 165 x 235 x 8mm | 300g
  • The History Press Ltd
  • Stroud, United Kingdom
  • Approx 200
  • 0752438654
  • 9780752438658
  • 673,929

Table of contents

Acknowledgements Foreword by Tom Priestley Introduction - J.B. Priestley's Bradford in 1894 1. A Bradford Boyhood 2. The Swan Arcadian 3. Off to War 4. Streets and Shops of Priestley's Bradford 5. Getting Around in Priestley's Bradford 6. Working-Class Life in Priestley's Bradford 7. Leisure Time in Priestley's Bradford 8. Social Welfare in Priestley's Bradford Conclusionshow more

About Gary Firth

Dr Gary Firth is the previous author for Tempus of several books, including Images of England: Bradford, and is a founder member of the J.B. Priestley Society.show more