History Of Manchester
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A unique collection of eyewitness accounts from some of the greatest diarists and journal writers of the last two centuries. Experience first hand the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in Italy; the discovery of the Victoria Falls; life in nineteenth century Rome, London, and Manchester; colonial life in Jamaica; and the search for the source of the White Nile.
Originally published in 1881, this illustrated guide explores the romantic history and character of Massachusetts's most picturesque coast- the North Shore. With charming descriptions of Marblehead, Salem, Gloucester, Rockport, Manchester-by-the-Sea, Peabody, Ipswich, and Magnolia, this book makes an ideal travel companion for the reader wishing to explore and revisit old port days.
Leaving Manchester, England, in 1774 to avoid religious persecution, the Shakers crossed the Atlantic and during the next 50 years established 19 villages in the United States from Maine to Kentucky. Guided by the principles of utility, honesty, and order, the ultimate goal of the Shakers was to create a heaven on earth in both their worship and their work.
The novel revolves around the exploits of Jack Dresden, an eminent Doctor of history at Winstonian University. Six years ago his father, a Professor of history at Manchester University, disappeared while investigating the folklore around the legendary bla
Manchester United On This Day revisits all the most magical and memorable moments from the club's distinguished past, mixing in a maelstrom of anecdotes and characters to produce an irresistibly dippable diary of Red Devils history. From Newton Heath to T
The definitive book about The Smiths, one of the most beloved, respected, and storied indie rock bands in music history. They were, their fans believe, the best band in the world. Hailing from Manchester, England, The Smiths-Morrissey, Johnny Marr, A
When one of the time-traveling crew is running for student-body president at Manchester Middle School, Rush Revere takes them back in history to witness the election and leadership of our first three presidents.
Over the years, the history of Manchester United has been well documented. This publication, however, is a Manchester United history book with a difference. It takes you beyond the pages of any previous publication, and indeed, beyond the walls of the club's excellent museum situated within the bowels of Old Trafford itself. It takes you out onto the streets of Manchester and beyond.
A biography of one of the all-time greats in English soccer, fully updated to include the 2013 Premier League win Sir Alexander Ferguson, Kt, CBE, is a popular former soccer manager and former player, managing Manchester United from 1986-2013. He is the second-longest serving manager in their history after Sir Matt Busby, while his tenure is the longest of all the current League managers.
How did the inflatable banana save football? Did you know Pope John-Paul II was a follower? How MCFC almost started World War III. You have no historyâ is a familiar chant heard by Manchester City fans, who are used to being tormented for years of apparent underachievement. From the very first match on 13 November 1880, through to the present day and beyond, read and learn about the history of a great club.
The Little Book of Manchester is an intriguing, fast-paced, fact-packed compendium of places, people and events in the city, from its Roman origins to the present day. Here you can read about the important contributions the city made to the history of the nation, learn about the individual communities and how they came together to form the modern city and meet some of the great men and women, the eccentrics and the scoundrels with which its history is littered.
Title: Metrical Records of Manchester in which its history is traced. from the days of the ancient Britons to the present time. By the Editor of the Manchester Herald Joseph Aston].Publisher: British Library, Historical Print EditionsThe British Libra
This is a superbly presented collection of photographs of Manchester United from its early days until 1992, newly selected from over 10,000 images in the Daily Mirror archive. These evocative pictures, many previously unpublished, bring to life the important events in United's history.
The real history of the Industrial Revolution with a new, up-to-date analysis of the events surrounding this periodThe Industrial Revolution was a period of exceptional change for the whole of Britain, not only in technology but in law and order as well. However, in Manchester, the "capital of discontent," events related to the Plug Plots, Peterloo, and the Chartists created a very real fear of revolution on the streets of England.
The Exciting Life of Being a Woman is the feminist survival manual you wish you had read as a teenager. Its written by Feminist Webs, a cross-generational youth project for girls and young women based in Manchester, UK. Drawing on the history, practices and activities of Feminist Webbers, The Exciting Life of Being a Woman provides inspiration for women of all ages to live their life in creative and empowered ways.
The definitive book about The Smiths, one of the most beloved, respected, and storied indie rock bands in music history. They were, their fans believe, the best band in the world. Hailing from Manchester, England, The Smiths-Morrissey, Johnny Marr, Andy Rourke, and Mike Joyce-were critical and popular favorites throughout their mid-1980s heyday and beyond.
Unlike its near neighbour, working-class Salford, Manchester proved able to raise eight Pals battalions. Initially, these battalions were composed of middle-class men who experience before the war years was within the commercial, financial and manufacturing interests which formed the foundations of Edwardian Manchester;s life and prosperity. Manchester was undeniably proud of its pals battalions; that the area was capable of raising.
SIR ALEX FERGUSON is one of the most admired and respected managers in the history of the beautiful game. Sir Alex Ferguson: Fifty Defining Fixtures presents a completely new perspective on the longest-serving manager of Manchester United. Covering his co
A unique thematic history of Manchester United from the club's creation as humble Newton Heath in 1878 to its status as the world's greatest football brand, this book gets to the essence of the heart and soul of the club. It explores the club's ability
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Manchester has a story that is no ordinary local history. Its life has been inextricably entwined with the rise and fall of the nationâ s fortunes and, to no small extent, those of the British Empire. Manchester was the shock city of the early 19th century â the place where it was all happening. The radical new relationships forged there between employer and employee greatly influenced the development of Marxism, with all its consequences for the 20th century.
An insight into the unique journey of one the most famous soccer clubs in the world, highly illustrated and with four DVDsFollow the authoritative text charting the historic rise from Man City's origins starting out as St. Mark's (West Gordon) through to their rise to the top of English soccer with some of the most talented players in the world. With additional career player retrospectives, a focus on the managers who have guided the club, and some in depth statistical information, this limited edition book looks at those special moments in Manchester City's history using rare photographs, images, and unique television footage.
Lives of the Engineers - Vermuyden - Myddelton - Perry - James Brindley By Samuel Smiles Originally published in 1904. A detailed history of the life and work of four famous early engineers. Contents Include: - Introductory - Sir Cornelius Vermuyden, Drainage of the Fens - Sir Hugh Myddelton, Cutting of the New River - Sir Hugh Myddelton, His Other Engineering and Mining Works, His Death - Captain Perry, Stoppage of Dagenham Breach - The Beginning of Canal Navigation - Life of James Brindley - Brindley's Early Years - Brindley As Master Wheelwright and Millwright - The Duke of Bridgewater, Brindley Employed as Engineer of his Canal - Extension of the Duke's Canal to the Mersey - The Duke's Difficulties, Completion of the Canal, Growth of Manchester - Brindley Constructs the Grand Truck Canal - Brindley's Last Canal, His Death and Character - Pierre-Paul Riquet, Constructor of the Grand Canal of Languedoc.
An insight into the unique journey of one the most famous soccer clubs in the world, highly illustrated and with four DVDs Follow the authoritative text charting the historical rise from Man U's origins as Newton Heath Lancashire & Yorkshire Railway Football Club to the mighty Manchester United Football Club the team that has dominated British soccer for the last 20 years.
Doctoral Thesis / Dissertation from the year 2012 in the subject History - Africa, grade: First, Manchester Metropolitan University Business School, language: English, abstract: Victimisation of women in times of war, genocide or mass slaughter has been t
John Drinkwater (1762 1844) was stationed at Gibraltar with the Royal Manchester Volunteers from June 1779 to February 1783 while it was besieged by a Franco-Spanish force. He kept a careful record of events during the longest siege endured by British forces. Returning to England a captain, in 1785 he published his account of the unsuccessful siege, which went through four editions in five years.
Hardcover, Cambridge Scholars Pub, 2015, ISBN13 9781443880336, ISBN10 1443880337
In the last two centuries Britain has experienced a revolution in higher education, with the number of students rising from a few hundred to several million. Yet the institutions that drove - and still drive - this change have been all but ignored by historians. Drawing on a decade's research, and based on work in dozens of archives, many of them used for the very first time, this is the first full-scale study of the civic universities - new institutions in the nineteenth century reflecting the growth of major Victorian cities in Britain, such as Liverpool, Manchester, Birmingham, York, and Durham - for more than 50 years.
History of the Manchester Ship Canal from its Inception to its Completion 2 Volume Set
My interest in the 'refugee question' of the 1930s stemmed initially from time spent as an undergraduate at Manchester University, an interest which has been expanded, via a doctoral thesis, to the writing of this book. In wri ting about the German and Austrian refugees who fled to the Netherlands before the country was occupied in May 1940, the main aim has been to re turn the 'refugee question' of the 1930s into its pre-war context, a context from which it has often been dragged to provide an introduction to the events of the war period and the policies carried out by the Germans in oc cupied Europe.