The Manchester Compendium
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BeschreibungManchester's town hall and its Royal Exchange epitomise the city's architectural grandeur and its industrial heritage. This title relates the remarkable and diverse history of this England's second city, covering various areas of human activity and incorporating the events and key moments in the city's history.
PortraitEd Glinert was born in Dalston, East London. His fascination with people and place, coupled with his forensic gift for digging out obscure stories, have made him one of the most acclaimed writers about London. He now turns his attention to his home town, Manchester. His previous books include The London Compendium, East End Chronicles, West End Chronicles and Literary London.
Pressestimmen'Glinert writes entertainingly and clearly about the history of each district, street by street ! this is an essential volume for anyone with an interest in the city' Independent 'It could be the new Manchester bible' Middleton & North Manchester Guardian 'It could be the new Manchester bible' Middleton & North Manchester Guardian
Untertitel: A Street-by-street History of England's Greatest Industrial City. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: Penguin Books Ltd
Erscheinungsdatum: Mai 2009
Seitenanzahl: 224 Seiten