Birmingham: Bibliography of a City

Birmingham: Bibliography of a City

by Carl Chinn (Editor)

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Overview

Local and regional historians, librarians, and museum professionals cite books and articles on the English Midlands city from prehistoric times through the Middle Ages and industrialism to the present. Among the chapters are Roman Catholics in Birmingham from 1558 to the present, schooling and education, and the impact of Birmingham on Britain and the wider world from 1830 to 1940. The entries are not annotated. There is no index. Distributed in the US by ISBS. Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781902459240
Publisher: University of Birmingham Press
Publication date: 12/28/2003
Pages: 329

Table of Contents

Prefacevii
Contributorsxii
Birmingham in the Middle Ages1
The Historic Environment: Archaeological Sites and Historic Buildings15
Birmingham's Built Environment44
The Protestant Churches78
Roman Catholics in Birmingham from 1558 to the Present Day111
Introduction to Birmingham Women's History126
Local Government146
The Economic History of Birmingham157
Schooling and Education in Birmingham181
Work and Employment In Birmingham200
War223
The Impact of Birmingham on Britain and the Wider World 1830-1940241
The People of Birmingham247
Appendix IManuscript Sources for the History of Birmingham in the City Archives274
Appendix IIThe Birmingham Collection: An Introduction294
Appendix IIIThe Heslop Room at the University of Birmingham306
Appendix IVCollecting the Past: Birmingham's History Reflected in the Collections of Birmingham Museums Service314

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