Liverpool 800: Culture, Character & History

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John Belchem
Liverpool University Press, Jan 1, 2006 - History - 532 pages
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In anticipation of Liverpool’s eight-hundredth anniversary in 2007, Liverpool 800 is the definitive biography of this magnificent world city. The book uses the latest historical research to explore the life of Liverpool over eight centuries to the present day, and includes detailed sections on  politics, economics, and culture. Written by experts on Liverpool history, such as Donald M. MacRaild and Colin G. Pooley and incorporating exquisite color illustrations, Liverpool 800 offers an insider’s perspective on the city the European Union has named “European Capital of Culture” for 2008. 

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User Review  - Allen - Goodreads

This is more of an academics book than a straight forward look at the history of Liverpool and each chapter is written by different academics . It is a book that is well worth the effort of reading ... Read full review

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User Review  - Angela - Goodreads

Fascinating book about my home city.I originally bought this as a present for my Dad and I now have it.Well worth a read Read full review


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John Belchem is professor of history at the University of Liverpool and has published widely on nineteenth-century British history.

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