Manchester: An Architectural History

Manchester: An Architectural History

by John J. Parkinson-Bailey


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780719056062
Publisher: Manchester University Press
Publication date: 08/28/2000
Pages: 352
Product dimensions: 7.76(w) x 9.59(h) x 1.22(d)

About the Author

John J. Parkinson-Bailey is Senior Lecturer at Manchester Metropolitan University.

Table of Contents

List of figuresvii
List of platesxiii
1AD 70-1800 From the Romans to the canals1
21800-40 The open town19
3Housing in the nineteenth century33
4The coming of the railways47
51840-60 The architecture of commerce56
61860-90 Confidence and civic pride96
71890-1940 Ambition--from the Ship Canal to World War II126
8Housing between the wars153
91940s-60s Post-war planning and its impact on the city161
10Housing in the post-war period189
11The 1970s Developers and demolition200
121980 to the mid-1990s Enterprise and the CMDC218
13The 1990s Bidding for the Games, and a bomb248
14Into the Twenty-First Century A European city281
Select bibliography349

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