Belfast: An Illustrated History

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Blackstaff Press, 1982 - History - 322 pages
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This best-selling history of Belfast from its beginnings as a river-crossing, through its centuries of radical politics and thrusting commercial enterprise, to its present state, is now established as the definitive book on the subject. Extracts from contemporary letters, newspapers and official reports, together with the memories of ordinary men and women, enrich the lucid and compassionate narrative, vividly evoking the daily life of the city.

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Contents

The Crossing Place
1
Settlers Town
7
Radical Town
31
Copyright

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About the author (1982)

Jonathan Bardon was born and educated in Dublin, but has spent most of his life as a teacher and lecturer in Belfast. He has an outstanding reputation as a narrative historian of rare ability. His History of Ulster is a modern classic.

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